General Mills Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:GIS)

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$44.27 $0.14 (0.32%) GIS stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

The General Mills cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For General Mills profits one has to check the income statement and for General Mills debt one has to check the balance sheet. General Mills had cash and cash equivalents of $766.1M at beginning of the quarter and $399M at quarter end of 2018 Q4. General Mills cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. General Mills saw a outflow of $-8.69B from investing activities till 2018 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jun - May2018 Q42018 Q32018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow618.8M434.7M290.8M145.1M603.6M448.3M301.1M152.5M608.1M441.2M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities542.1M394.9M362.3M-17.8M-232M-404M-372.3M-357.1M258.2M206M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-482.9M-499.2M61.3M54.6M240.6M228.9M143.5M73.4M26.7M-131.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-621.3M-397M-259.4M-115.9M-680.2M-474M-317.9M-153.1M-724.9M-473.1M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-8.04B---17.5M17.5M17.5M-744.5M741.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-17.3M-15.2M-7.4M-6.6M-4.8M-7.7M8.1M63.9M63.7M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-11M-12.7M-3.9M-0.3M15.8M27.7M28.1M17.7M9.9M2.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares467.6M-509.8M-549.9M-559.3M-1.54B-1.56B-1.27B-336.1M-434.8M-498.8M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities5.95B-100M-0.1M-72.09M-253M-0.1M--457.9M-457.4M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings327.5M-37.3M53.1M413.8M962.4M1.68B1.16B419.6M-323.8M54.8M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.14B-846.5M-565.2M-284.3M-1.14B-856.3M-575.5M-290.9M-1.07B-794.6M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-159.8M-76.1M-68.9M-21.5M-6M5.59M55.1M51.7M2.6M-24.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash31.8M46.3M30.9M38.3M-18.5M-16.5M-32.7M-3.3M-8.1M-28.6M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year766.1M763.7M334.2M867.3M741.4M471.2M619.6M673.2M749.8M661M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End399M953.1M962.1M820.8M766.1M899.1M809.7M765.7M763.7M782.7M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • General Mills had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-367.1M in the latest quarter 2018 Q4. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the General Mills stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • General Mills increased its cash from operating activities to $2.84B till 2018 Q4. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: General Mills used $-8.69B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $5.45B for General Mills. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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