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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Cash Flow from Financing

: $-2,347 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 2023)
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Cash from financing is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.

For the three months ended in Nov. 2023, General Mills paid $801 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $315 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $343 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $11 Mil on other financial activities. In all, General Mills spent $839 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Nov. 2023.


General Mills Cash Flow from Financing Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Mills's Cash Flow from Financing can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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General Mills Annual Data
Trend May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21 May22 May23
Cash Flow from Financing
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -2,176.40 -1,941.50 -2,715.50 -2,503.20 -2,404.10

General Mills Quarterly Data
Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22 Feb23 May23 Aug23 Nov23
Cash Flow from Financing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -621.40 -725.10 -448.50 -334.20 -839.40

General Mills Cash Flow from Financing Calculation

This is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders. In the calculation of free cash flow, cash from financing is not calculated because it is not related to operating activities.

General Mills's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2023 is calculated as:

General Mills's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2023 is:


Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-2,347 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


General Mills  (NYSE:GIS) Cash Flow from Financing Explanation

Cash from financing contains six items:

1. Issuance of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. Issuance of stock represents the cash inflow from offering common stock, which is the additional capital contribution to the entity during the period.

General Mills's issuance of stock for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $0 Mil.

2. Repurchase of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. Repurchase of stock represents the cash outflow to reacquire common stock during the period.

General Mills's repurchase of stock for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $-801 Mil.

3. Net Issuance of Debt:
Net issuance of debt is the cash a company received or spent through debt related activities such as debt issuance or debt repayment. If a company pays down its debt during the period, this number will be negative. If a company issued more debt, it receives cash and this number is positive.

General Mills's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $315 Mil. General Mills received $315 Mil from issuing more debt.

4. Net Issuance of Preferred Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new preferred shares. It can also use cash to buy back preferred shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing preferred shares than it has paid to buy back preferred shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back preferred shares than it has received for issuing preferred shares.

General Mills's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $0 Mil. General Mills paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

5. Cash Flow for Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

General Mills's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $-343 Mil. General Mills spent $343 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

6. Other Financing:
Money spent or earned by company from other financial activities.

General Mills's other financing for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $-11 Mil. General Mills spent $11 Mil on other financial activities.


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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Business Description

Address
Number One General Mills Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 55426
General Mills is a global packaged food company that produces snacks, cereal, convenient meals, yogurt, dough, baking mixes and ingredients, pet food, and superpremium ice cream. Its largest brands are Nature Valley, Cheerios, Old El Paso, Yoplait, Pillsbury, Betty Crocker, Blue Buffalo, and Haagen-Dazs. In fiscal 2023, 81% of its revenue was derived from the United States, although the company also operates in Canada, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Latin America. While most of General Mills' products are sold through retail stores to consumers, the company also sells products to the foodservice channel and the commercial baking industry.
Executives
Werner Lanette Shaffer officer: Chief Innovation Officer ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD., MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
David Cordani director THE CIGNA GROUP, 900 COTTAGE GROVE ROAD, BLOOMFIELD CT 06002
Mark A Pallot officer: Chief Accounting Officer NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Jodi J Benson officer: Chief Innovation Officer GENERAL MILLS, INC., ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Jacqueline Williams-roll officer: Senior Vice President GENERAL MILLS, INC., ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Bethany C. Quam officer: Group President GENERAL MILLS, INC., ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD., MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Jonathon Nudi officer: Senior Vice President GENERAL MILLS, INC., ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Sean N Walker officer: Group President NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Shawn P Ogrady officer: SVP, Pres, Consumer Food Sales ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Jeffrey L Harmening officer: Executive Vice President ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Dana M Mcnabb officer: Group President NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
C Kim Goodwin director C/O AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC., 8 CAMBRIDGE CENTER, CAMBRIDGE MA 02142
Karen Wilson Thissen officer: General Counsel & Secretary 1098 AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL CENTER, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55474
John R Church officer: SVP, Supply Chain ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Richard C Allendorf officer: Senior Vice President GENERAL MILLS, INC., ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD., MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426