General Mills Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:GIS)

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$44.21 $0.24 (0.54%) GIS stock closing price Mar 23, 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 $763.7M at beginning of the quarter and $962.1M at quarter end of 2018 Q2. 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 $-270.7M from investing activities till 2018 Q2.

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Fiscal year is Jun - May2018 Q22018 Q12017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q1
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow290.8M145.1M603.6M448.3M301.1M152.5M608.1M441.2M292.5M143.9M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities362.3M-17.8M-232M-404M-372.3M-357.1M258.2M206M57M-200.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net61.3M54.6M240.6M228.9M143.5M73.4M26.7M-131.1M-172.2M52.1M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-259.4M-115.9M-680.2M-474M-317.9M-153.1M-724.9M-473.1M-292.3M-146.8M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires--17.5M17.5M17.5M-744.5M741.8M822.7M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-7.4M-6.6M-4.8M-7.7M8.1M63.9M63.7M11.7M1M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-3.9M-0.3M15.8M27.7M28.1M17.7M9.9M2.7M-19.1M6.7M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-549.9M-559.3M-1.54B-1.56B-1.27B-336.1M-434.8M-498.8M-484.5M-104.4M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-0.1M-72.09M-253M-0.1M--457.9M-457.4M-0.3M-0.2M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings53.1M413.8M962.4M1.68B1.16B419.6M-323.8M54.8M-293.7M211.7M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-565.2M-284.3M-1.14B-856.3M-575.5M-290.9M-1.07B-794.6M-530.9M-266.5M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-68.9M-21.5M-6M5.59M55.1M51.7M2.6M-24.5M-32.4M2.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash30.9M38.3M-18.5M-16.5M-32.7M-3.3M-8.1M-28.6M-21.6M-18.5M
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 End962.1M820.8M766.1M899.1M809.7M765.7M763.7M782.7M649.8M450.6M
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 $196M in the latest quarter 2018 Q2. 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 $1.57B till 2018 Q2. 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 $-270.7M 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 $-1.13B 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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