General Mills

General Mills Inc. Food Products Ahead Of Earnings Figures
General Mills Inc. Yoplait brand yogurt is arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. General Mills Inc. is scheduled to release earnings figures on Sept. 21. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesDaniel Acker — Bloomberg via Getty Images
  • Previous Rank
    161
  • Revenues ($M)
    16563
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -6.1
  • Profits ($M)
    1697.4
  • Profits Percent Change
    39
  • Assets ($M)
    21712
  • Employees
    39000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    33998

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

Company Info

CEOJeffrey L. Harmening
CEO TitleChief Executive Officer & Director
SectorFood, Beverages & Tobacco
IndustryFood Consumer Products
HQ LocationMinneapolis, MN
Websitewww.generalmills.com
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Employees39,000

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$16,563
Profits ($M)$1,697.4
Assets ($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 ($)3
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%