Media coverage about General Mills (NYSE:GIS) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. General Mills earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.4397683872668 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- Average True Range (ATR) in Focus – General Mills, Inc., (NYSE: GIS) – Stock Watch (stocksnewstimes.com)
- The future of food is beneath our feet (finance.yahoo.com)
- General Mills will close Minneapolis R&D lab, move staff to headquarters (bizjournals.com)
- A Eager Look at General Mills, Inc. (GIS) as Listed in Aggressive Stocks with SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (SEDG) – Investing News Update (investingbizz.com)
- Are These Just A Random Activities? General Mills, Inc. (GIS), AMcDonald’s Corporation (MCD) – Market Movers (financialqz.com)
General Mills (GIS) traded down $0.61 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $57.25. 4,209,849 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,726,970. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.83, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 0.74. The firm has a market capitalization of $32,088.39, a PE ratio of 18.76, a P/E/G ratio of 2.10 and a beta of 0.66. General Mills has a twelve month low of $49.65 and a twelve month high of $64.06.
GIS has been the topic of several analyst reports. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $56.00 target price on shares of General Mills and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating on shares of General Mills in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. BidaskClub raised shares of General Mills from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of General Mills from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 23rd. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $62.00 target price on shares of General Mills in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $56.60.
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About General Mills
General Mills, Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. The Company is a supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries. The Company has three segments: U.S. Retail, International, and Convenience Stores and Foodservice.
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