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 Quarterly Dividend Declared

COMPANY HOLDS 85th ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS MEETING

Sep 24, 2013, 12:21 ET from General Mills

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.38 per share, payable Nov. 1, 2013, to shareholders of record Oct. 10, 2013.  General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor firm have now paid dividends without reduction or interruption for 115 years.

In actions at General Mills' 85th annual meeting held today in Minneapolis, shareholders elected the 13 directors nominated, cast an advisory vote approving the company's executive compensation, ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the company's independent auditor and did not approve a shareholder proposal for a report on responsibility for post-consumer packaging.

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