General Mills Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GIS)

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$44.97 $0.1 (0.22%) GIS stock closing price Jun 21, 2018 (Closing)

The General Mills cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows General Mills profits, the balance sheet shows General Mills debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. General Mills cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents. General Mills had cash and cash equivalents of $763.7M at the beginning of the year and $766.1M at year end for 2017. The cash from operating activities for General Mills is $ 2017, which saw a decrease from previous year.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow603.6M608.1M588.3M585.4M588M541.5M472.6M457.1M453.6M459.2M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-232M258.2M214.7M-32.2M471.1M243.8M-720.9M143.4M176.9M-126.7M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net240.6M26.7M480.4M126.5M-25.59M27.6M-28.39M45.7M-106.7M102.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-680.2M-724.9M-701.4M-656.9M-589.7M-673.7M-644.7M-642.5M-558.5M-496.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires17.5M744.5M-822.3M121.6M-898M-1.05B-88.9M-244.7M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-63.9M-102.4M-54.9M-40.4M-22.2M-1.8M-130.7M5.9M64.6M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities15.8M9.9M23.9M28.4M12.7M-124.8M20.3M52M19M-11.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.54B-434.8M--1.64B-744.1M-79.5M-753.1M-303M-991.2M-1.39B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities72.09M-457.9M1.11B228.2M458.8M-59.59M1.19B-906.9M1.48B-173.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings962.4M-323.8M-509.8M572.9M-44.5M227.9M-742.6M235.8M-1.39B946.6M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.14B-1.07B-1.02B-983.3M-867.6M-800.1M-729.4M-643.7M-579.5M-529.7M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-6M2.6M33.5M-4.7M57.2M49.9M95.9M114M77M54.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-18.5M-8.1M-88.9M-29.2M-0.2M-18.2M71.3M-32.8M-46M49.4M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year763.7M334.2M867.3M741.4M471.2M619.6M673.2M749.8M661M417.1M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End766.1M763.7M334.2M867.3M741.4M471.2M619.6M673.2M749.8M661M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The General Mills stock price history and General Mills stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • General Mills saw a negative change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $2.4M in 2017. Apart from the General Mills stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: General Mills reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.31B for 2017 and has seen a decrease from the previous year. Operating cash flow comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc., and was $-646.9M for GIS in last 2017 report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between General Mills and its owners and creditors and was $-1.65B for 2017. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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