General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, and Wanchai Ferry. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.  (PRNewsFoto/General Mills)

General Mills Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

General Mills to Webcast Earnings Conference Call

Dec 10, 2013, 16:09 ET from General Mills

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $.38 per share, payable Feb. 3, 2014, to shareholders of record Jan. 10, 2014.  The current annualized dividend rate of $1.52 per share is a 15 percent increase over the dividend rate of $1.32 per share in fiscal 2013.  General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor firm have now paid dividends without reduction or interruption for 115 years.

General Mills plans to release its second-quarter fiscal 2014 results Wednesday, December 18, 2013.  In conjunction with that release, the company will conduct a conference call for members of the investment community, beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST (7:30 a.m. CST).  The conference call will be webcast and can be accessed on the Internet at www.generalmills.com.

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