March 12, 2013
General Mills announces 15 percent dividend increase
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend payable May 1, 2013, and also approved a 15 percent increase in the dividend rate effective with the Aug. 1, 2013, payment.
December 19, 2012
General Mills reports fiscal 2013 second quarter results
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013. Contributions from new businesses primarily reflect the first three months of consolidated operating results for the Yoki Alimentos business in Brazil and Yoplait Canada.
September 19, 2012
General Mills reports fiscal 2013 first quarter results
General Mills today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013. The period includes two months of incremental contribution from the Yoplait International acquisition completed in July 2011, and three months of results for the Food Should Taste Good, Yoplait Ireland and Parampara Foods businesses acquired during the final quarter of fiscal 2012.
September 06, 2012
General Mills named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Forbes
Forbes magazine has named General Mills to its prestigious “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” list. According to Forbes, the 100 global companies that appear on the list are selected and evaluated based on an “innovation premium” score, which measures the premium the stock market gives a company for anticipated or expected innovation.
July 10, 2012
General Mills details plans for growth
General Mills executives discussed plans to fuel growth in the U.S. and around the world in the company’s new fiscal year at a meeting with investors today at the New York Stock Exchange.
June 27, 2012
General Mills reports fiscal 2012 results
General Mills Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell said, “Fiscal 2012 was characterized by the highest input-cost inflation we’ve experienced in more than three decades, and this cost pressure constrained our earnings growth.
June 26, 2012
General Mills announces 8 percent dividend increase
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) said today that its board of directors has approved an 8 percent dividend increase for General Mills common stock. The new quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share is payable Aug. 1, 2012, to shareholders of record July 10, 2012. .
May 09, 2012
General Mills acquires Parampara brands in India
General Mills announced today the acquisition of Parampara’s branded range of ready-to-cook spice and sauce mixes produced in Pune, India, and sold under the Parampara, StarterZ and Curry Tree brands. Parampara’s products are marketed primarily in the Pune region of western India and exported to countries like the United States, Canada and Japan.
September 21, 2011
General Mills reports fiscal 2011 results
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2012. During this period, the company acquired a controlling interest in the international Yoplait yogurt business. General Mills’ consolidated financial statements for the first quarter include one month of results for this business.
May 18, 2011
General Mills annonce la signature de l’accord définitif de rachat de la participation dans Yoplait
General Mills annonce aujourd’hui la signature d’un accord définitif avec PAI partners et Sodiaal visant le rachat de 51% de Yoplait S.A.S. et de 50% de l’entité détenant les marques Yoplait partout dans le monde, pour un montant d’environ 810 millions d’euros. Sodiaal, 1re coopérative laitière française reste co-actionnaire de la société opérationnelle et de l’entité détentrice des marques.
February 22, 2011
General Mills sees growth in global cereal
Addressing analysts today at the annual Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference, General Mills Chief Executive Officer Ken Powell said General Mills’ global cereal business will be among the strongest contributors to the company’s growth during the next several years . The company expects to add $1 billion to its global cereal sales, reaching $4.8 billion by 2015.
December 16, 2010
General Mills reports results for fiscal 2011 second quarter
General Mills today reported results for the second quarter and first half of fiscal 2011. As previously announced, the company's financial performance was generally in line with very strong year-ago sales and profit results.
December 12, 2010
General Mills buys Pasta Master
General Mills announced today that it has signed a contract to buy Pasta Master, a producer of chilled Italian meals, pasta and sauces based in Bendigo, Victoria. The sale is expected to be completed in March 2011.
November 22, 2010
General Mills sells frozen bakery
General Mills announced today that it is selling its Croissant King and van den Bergh’s frozen bakery business in Australia to Kerry Group, a global food and ingredients company headquartered in Ireland.
November 19, 2010
General Mills to acquire Mountain High Yoghurt from Dean Foods
General Mills announced today its agreement to purchase the Mountain High Yoghurt business and the Mountain High brand from Dean Foods. Mountain High all-natural yogurt is a leading large-size yogurt brand in the Western United States.
June 29, 2010
General Mills achieves record-level results in fiscal 2010
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported strong results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended May 30, 2010. On the last business day of the fiscal year, General Mills common stock split 2 for 1. All per-share data in this release have been adjusted to reflect the stock split.
May 03, 2010
General Mills Declares Two-for-One Stock Split
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) Board of Directors today declared a two-for-one split of General Mills common stock. The split will be effected in the form of a 100 percent stock dividend.
June 25, 2008
General Mills Reports Fiscal 2008 Results
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the fourth quarter and full 2008 fiscal year. For the fiscal year ended May 25, 2008, General Mills net sales grew 10 percent to $13.7 billion.