General Mills Q4 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

General Mills (GIS) revealed earnings for fourth quarter that decreased from the same period last year.

The company's bottom line totaled $416.8 million, or $0.68 per share. This compares with $625.7 million, or $1.02 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.84 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter fell 10.0% to $4.52 billion from $5.02 billion last year.

General Mills earnings at a glance:

-EPS (Q4): $0.91 vs. $1.10 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.84
-Revenue (Q4): $4.52 Bln vs. $5.02 Bln last year.

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