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  • Previous Rank
    161
  • Revenues ($M)
    $16,563
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -6.1%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,697.4
  • Profits Percent Change
    39%
  • Assets ($M)
    $21,712
  • Employees
    39,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    $33,998

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

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Company Info

CEO
Jeffrey L. Harmening
CEO Title
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Food Consumer Products
HQ Location
Minneapolis, MN
Websitehttp://www.generalmills.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees39,000
Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2016.

General Mills Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$16,563-6.1%
Profits ($M)$1,697.439%
Assets ($M)$21,712-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$4,930-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$33,998-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues10.2%
Profits as % of Assets7.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity34.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.77
EPS % Change (from 2015)40.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)0.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.7%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)10.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)12.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.2%