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GIS General Mills Inc Dividend

General Mills's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.51 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Oct 7, 2021. The dividend distribution stands at $2.04 per share annually, which comes to a dividend yield of 3.28%.

GIS next dividend date: Not announced

GIS
DPS
$2.04
Dividend yield
3.28%
Payout ratio
53.7%
Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.2%
Payout ratio
48.9%

Dividend yield

GIS has a dividend yield of 3.28% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

General Mills has been paying dividends for the last 27 years. Our records show that GIS has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has grown by 3% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 0.3% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 3.3%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Sep 27, 2021 Oct 7, 2021 Nov 1, 2021 $0.51 normal
Jun 29, 2021 Jul 8, 2021 Aug 2, 2021 $0.51 normal
Jan 25, 2021 Apr 8, 2021 May 3, 2021 $0.51 normal
Nov 9, 2020 Jan 7, 2021 Feb 1, 2021 $0.51 normal
Sep 23, 2020 Oct 8, 2020 Nov 2, 2020 $0.51 normal
Jun 30, 2020 Jul 9, 2020 Aug 3, 2020 $0.49 normal
Jan 27, 2020 Apr 8, 2020 May 1, 2020 $0.49 normal
Nov 18, 2019 Jan 9, 2020 Feb 3, 2020 $0.49 normal
Sep 24, 2019 Oct 9, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 $0.49 normal
Jun 25, 2019 Jul 9, 2019 Aug 1, 2019 $0.49 normal
Feb 5, 2019 Apr 9, 2019 May 1, 2019 $0.49 normal
Nov 6, 2018 Jan 9, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 $0.49 normal
Sep 25, 2018 Oct 9, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 $0.49 normal
Jun 26, 2018 Jul 9, 2018 Aug 1, 2018 $0.49 normal
Mar 19, 2018 Apr 9, 2018 May 1, 2018 $0.49 normal
Dec 20, 2017 Jan 9, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 $0.49 normal
Sep 26, 2017 Oct 6, 2017 Nov 1, 2017 $0.49 normal
Jun 28, 2017 Jul 6, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 $0.49 normal
Mar 14, 2017 Apr 6, 2017 May 1, 2017 $0.48 normal
Dec 13, 2016 Jan 6, 2017 Feb 1, 2017 $0.48 normal
Sep 27, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 $0.48 normal
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 $0.48 normal
Mar 8, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 May 2, 2016 $0.46 normal
Dec 15, 2015 Jan 7, 2016 Feb 1, 2016 $0.44 normal
Sep 29, 2015 Oct 7, 2015 Nov 2, 2015 $0.44 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

GIS has a payout ratio of 53.7% which is higher than the Consumer Defensive sector and its peers average but lower than the industry average.

Total amount of dividends paid per year (from cash flow)