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General Mills

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The food company’s diverse portfolio includes Cheerios, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Haagen-Dazs, Green Giant, Muir Glen, and Yoplait.

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CEO

Jeffrey L. Harmening

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Food, Beverages & Tobacco

Industry

Food Consumer Products

HQ Location

Minneapolis, Minn.

Years on Fortune 500 List

65

Employees

40,000

Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2018.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,740.40.8%
Profits ($M)$2,131.028.6%
Assets ($M)$30,624
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,141.1
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues13.5%
Profits as % of Assets7.0%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity34.7%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.64
EPS % Change (from 2017)31.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)5.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.0%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)-31.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-1.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)5.9%
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