General Mills announces quarterly dividend of US$0.38/share, payable Feb. 3 to shareholders as of Jan. 10

MINNEAPOLIS , December 10, 2013 (press release) – General Mills to Webcast Earnings Conference Call

The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $.38 per share, payable Feb. 3, 2014, to shareholders of record Jan. 10, 2014. The current annualized dividend rate of $1.52 per share is a 15 percent increase over the dividend rate of $1.32 per share in fiscal 2013. General Mills (NYSE: GIS) and its predecessor firm have now paid dividends without reduction or interruption for 115 years.

General Mills plans to release its second-quarter fiscal 2014 results Wednesday, December 18, 2013. In conjunction with that release, the company will conduct a conference call for members of the investment community, beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST (7:30 a.m. CST). The conference call will be webcast and can be accessed on the Internet at www.generalmills.com.

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