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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of General Mills In in the Packaged Foods & Meats Industry (GIS, CPB, KHC, SJM, K)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Packaged Foods & Meats industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

General Mills In ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 0.3%. Campbell Soup Co is next with a projected earnings growth of 3.1%. Kraft Heinz Co/T ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 6.1%.

Jm Smucker Co follows with a projected earnings growth of 6.6%, and Kellogg Co rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 10.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Kellogg Co on July 18th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $56.68. Since that recommendation, shares of Kellogg Co have risen 8.6%. We continue to monitor Kellogg Co for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): GIS CPB KHC SJM K