Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, food giant General Mills has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at General Mills, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Packaged foods and meats
Chairman/CEO Kendall Powell
Vice President/CFO Donal Mulligan
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$734.9 million / $8.3 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 1,187 members who have rated General Mills believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Very few management teams can make acquisitions at rational prices and then turn them into earnings. Even fewer can make them improve earnings. [General Mills] and its CEO have performed this magic trick over and over. The dividend increase and yield were enough to take me out of my comfort zone. ... If you think you need some fairly safe yields, think about this instead of wimpy bonds.
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