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How Is General Mills Trading Compared to Key Moving Averages?

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On June 29, 2016, General Mills (GIS) closed at $67.86. It’s trading 9.2% above its 100-day moving average, 6.7% above its 50-day moving average, and 3.7% above its 20-day moving average.

General Mills’ peers in the industry include Pinnacle Foods (PF), Flowers Foods (FLO), and Kellogg (K).

Pinnacle Foods closed at $44.60, which is 2.5% above its 100-day moving average, 3.4% above its 50-day moving average, and 2.2% above its 20-day moving average. So far, Pinnacle has gained 5% in 2016.

Flowers Foods closed at $18.49, which is 0.93% above its 100-day moving average, 1.0% below its 50-day moving average, and 1.2% above its 20-day moving average. So far in 2016, it has fallen 14%.

Kellogg is trading 2.3%, 1.9%, and 12% above its 100-day, 50-day, and 20-day moving averages, respectively. So far, it has gained 7% in 2016.

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Analyst estimates

Analyst estimates indicate upsides of 9% for Pinnacle, 3.3% for Flowers Foods, and 0.3% for Kellogg from their current levels on June 29, 2016, for the next 12-month period. General Mills already beat analyst estimates by 7% on June 29, 2016.

The First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX ETF (FXG) invests 0.88% in General Mills. FXG is trading 2.1% and 0.3% above its 100-day and 50-day moving averages, respectively. It’s trading 0.29% below its 20-day moving average. FXG reported positive YTD returns of 6.0% and closed at $47.08 on June 29, 2016.

The iShares Morningstar Large Cap (JKD) invests 0.77% in General Mills.

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