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  • Revenues ($M)
    $17,630
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -1.6%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,221
  • Profits Percent Change
    -33.1%
  • Assets ($M)
    $21,965
  • Employees
    42,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $37,655
  • Previous Rank
    171
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    A+

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

Company Info

Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2015.
CEO
Kendall J. Powell
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Food Consumer Products
HQ Location
Minneapolis, MN
Websitehttp://www.generalmills.com
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Employees42,000
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Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$17,630-1.6%
Profits ($M)$1,221-33.1%
Assets ($M)$21,965-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$4,997-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$37,655-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6.9%
Profits as % of Assets5.6%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity24.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.97
EPS % Change (from 2014)-30.4%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-2.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)2.5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)11.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)12.1%