On Tuesday, Shares of General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), subtract -1.31% and closed at $63.05 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $62.89 and $63.92. The General Mills Board of Directors recently declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $0.48 per share, payable November 1, 2016, to shareholders of record as of October 10, 2016. General Mills (GIS) current annualized dividend rate of $1.92 per share represents a boost of 8 percent over the annual dividend of $1.78 paid in fiscal 2016.
In actions at the company’s 88th annual meeting held recently in Minneapolis, shareholders elected the 13 directors nominated, approved the compensation plan for non-employee directors, cast an advisory vote approving the company’s compensation for its named executive officers, and ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the company’s independent auditor for fiscal 2017.
General Mills is a leading global food company that serves the world by making food people love. Its brands include Cheerios, Annie’s, Yoplait, Nature Valley, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Wanchai Ferry, Yoki and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2016 worldwide sales of US $17.6 billion, counting the company’s US $1.0 billion proportionate share of joint-venture net sales.
Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP), dropped -1.42% and closed at $5.56 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $5.47 and $5.70. The company’s Market capitalization is $2.42 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 437.02 million. Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and markets beauty and related products worldwide. It offers beauty products, which consists of skincare products, counting personal care products, in addition to fragrances and color cosmetics; and fashion and home products consisting of jewelry, watches, apparel, footwear, accessories, gift and decorative products, housewares, entertainment and leisure products, childrens products, and nutritional products. The company markets its products through direct selling by representatives.
MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG), gained 0.38% and closed at $8.02 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $7.95 and $8.11. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $5.36 and reached to max level of $10.05. MGIC Investment Corporation, through its auxiliaries, provides private mortgage insurance and ancillary services to lenders and government sponsored entities in the United States. The company offers primary mortgage insurance that provides mortgage default protection on individual loans, in addition to covers unpaid loan principal, delinquent interest, and various expenses associated with the default and subsequent foreclosure. It also provides contract underwriting services; and other services for the mortgage finance industry, such as analysis of loan originations and portfolios, and mortgage lead generation services. In addition, the company take parts in external reinsurance arrangements and captive mortgage reinsurance arrangements. It serves originators of residential mortgage loans, counting savings institutions, commercial banks, mortgage brokers, credit unions, mortgage bankers, and other lenders.