General Mills Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

GIS -- USA Stock  

Fiscal Quarter End: November 30, 2019  

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding General Mills is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides General Mills buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding GIS positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of General Mills available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from GIS buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check General Mills Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon General Mills has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0206, jensen alpha of 0.0297, total risk alpha of 0.0535, sortino ratio of 0.04 and treynor ratio of 0.025
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell recommendation module provides unbiased buy or sell recommendations that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on General Mills. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine strongly advise current market data to analyse the firm potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure General Mills is not overpriced, please check out all General Mills fundamentals including its Current Ratio, Retained Earnings and the relationship between Net Income and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that General Mills has Price to Earning of 17.55 , we strongly advise you confirm General Mills market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

General Mills Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

General Mills has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 14.31 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 173.5 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. General Mills has Current Ratio of 0.61 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
About 71.0% of General Mills shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Acquisition by Lawrence James A of 6502 shares of General Mills subject to Rule 16b-3

General Mills current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price54.00
Target Mean Price54.07
Recommendation Mean2.90
Target High Price65.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions14
Target Low Price40.00

General Mills Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.022197Value At Risk1.91
Potential Upside1.69Standard Deviation1.11
 Return Density 

General Mills Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.49
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0432

General Mills Volatility Alert

General Mills has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.68 and kurtosis of 1.51. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate General Mills to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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General Mills Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsGeneral MillsPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0001 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.08 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.11 (1.27) 
Operating Margin22.04 (5.51) 
Current Valuation47.61 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding603.49 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.30 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions71.17 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted18.57 M4.71 M
Price to Earning17.55 28.72 
Price to Book4.45 9.51 
Price to Sales1.96 11.42 
Revenue16.77 B9.43 B
Gross Profit5.82 B27.38 B
EBITDA3.7 B3.9 B
Net Income1.88 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents504.8 M2.7 B
Cash per Share0.84 5.01 
Total Debt14.31 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity173.50 48.70 
Current Ratio0.62 2.16 
Book Value Per Share4.36 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations1.79 B971.22 M
Short Ratio4.92 4.00 
Earnings Per Share3.10 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth2.35 4.89 
Number of Employees40 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization32.82 B19.03 B
Total Asset21.71 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings5.08 B9.33 B
Working Capital(1.08 B)1.48 B
Current Asset3.94 B9.34 B
   Acquisition by Lawrence James A of 6502 shares of General Mills subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

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