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C
General Mills Inc (GIS)
Consumer Goods | Food & Beverage
56.46  1.13%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankC / 316Warren Buffett RankA / 125
Pure Value RankC / 279Dividend RankB / 143
Moat RankC / 237Financial Strength RankD / 295
Growth RankD / 406Momentum RankD / 435
GIS vs FOOD & BEVERAGE SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
GISSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO19.7625.219.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO13.4823.411.77
P/S RATIO2.132.03
P/B RATIO7.576.13.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY28.96%19.38%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL13.05%14.37%10.04%
NET MARGIN10.61%10.34%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
3.46%
PAYOUT RATIO70.31%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH7.4%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY169%
INTEREST COVERAGE9.11x
CURRENT RATIO0.76
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH3.34%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-1.28%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-5.4%
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tickrz rank C / 316
General Mills Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking C / 279Warren Buffett ranking A / 125
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. General Mills Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 19.8x, a P/B ratio of 7.6x, a P/S ratio of 2.1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13.5x. General Mills Inc ranks 279 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.General Mills Inc ranks 125 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, General Mills Inc warrants further investigation.

quality
moat C / 237financial strength D / 295
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Consumer Goods sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.General Mills Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 9.11x, a debt/equity ratio of 169% and a Moat Rank of 237 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum D / 435
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -12.56% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 435. Based on its 12 month stock performance, General Mills Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield B / 143
value + yield
Shares currently yield 3.46%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, General Mills Inc ranks 143 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth D / 406
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 3.3% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -1.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -5.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

General Mills Inc (GIS)
Consumer Goods | Food & Beverage
56.46  1.13%


tickrz rank
C
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio19.76x
P/B Ratio7.57x
P/S Ratio2.1x
EV/EBITDA Ratio13.48x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
3.46%
PAYOUT RATIO70.31%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH7.4%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY169%
INTEREST COVERAGE9.11x
CURRENT RATIO0.76
MOAT
ROE28.96%
ROIC13.05%
Net Margin10.61%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH3.34%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-1.28%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-5.4%

TICKRZ RANK
General Mills Inc receives a C ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. General Mills Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 19.8x, a P/B ratio of 7.6x, a P/S ratio of 2.1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 13.5x. General Mills Inc ranks 279 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively weak score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
General Mills Inc ranks 125 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, General Mills Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Consumer Goods sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
General Mills Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 9.11x, a debt/equity ratio of 169% and a Moat Rank of 237 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -12.56% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 435. Based on its 12 month stock performance, General Mills Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 3.46%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, General Mills Inc ranks 143 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 3.3% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -1.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -5.4% speak to its relatively poor ranking.