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General Mills Cash Flow from Financing

: $-1,103 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 2021)
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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 Feb. 2021, General Mills paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $64 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $315 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $248 Mil on other financial activities. In all, General Mills spent $499 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Feb. 2021.


General Mills Cash Flow from Financing Historical Data

* 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 May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20
Cash Flow from Financing
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -2,420.00 -1,747.40 5,445.50 -2,176.40 -1,941.50

General Mills Quarterly Data
May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21
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 -511.60 -250.10 -372.70 19.10 -499.10

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. 2020 is calculated as:

General Mills's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 is:


Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2021 was -250.1 (May. 2020 ) + -372.7 (Aug. 2020 ) + 19.1 (Nov. 2020 ) + -499.1 (Feb. 2021 ) = $-1,103 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 Feb. 2021 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 Feb. 2021 was $0 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 Feb. 2021 was $64 Mil. General Mills received $64 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 Feb. 2021 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 Feb. 2021 was $-315 Mil. General Mills spent $315 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 Feb. 2021 was $-248 Mil. General Mills spent $248 Mil on other financial activities.


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