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General Mills Cash Flow from Financing

: $-2,176 Mil (TTM As of May. 2019)
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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 May. 2019, General Mills received $100 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent {COMPANY->currency_symbol}{NetIssuanceofDebt_last_f} Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $298 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $23 Mil on other financial activities. In all, General Mills spent $718 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in May. 2019.


General Mills Cash Flow from Financing Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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General Mills Annual Data

May10 May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19
Cash Flow from Financing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -1,384.80 -2,420.00 -1,747.40 5,445.50 -2,176.40

General Mills Quarterly Data

Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19
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 7,015.20 -423.00 -524.30 -510.70 -718.40

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. 2019 is calculated as:

General Mills's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 is

Cash Flow from Financing(Q: May. 2019 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred Stock+Cash Flow for Dividends+Other Financing
=100.3+-497.5+{NetIssuanceofpreferred_last}}+-298+-23.2
=-718

Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2019 was -423 (Aug. 2018 ) + -524.3 (Nov. 2018 ) + -510.7 (Feb. 2019 ) + -718.4 (May. 2019 ) = $-2,176 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


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

Cash from financing contains five items:

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

General Mills's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in May. 2019 was $100 Mil. General Mills received $100 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares.

2. 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 May. 2019 was $-498 Mil. General Mills spent $498 Mil paying down its debt.

3. 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 May. 2019 was $0 Mil. General Mills paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

4. 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 May. 2019 was $-298 Mil. General Mills spent $298 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

General Mills's other financing for the three months ended in May. 2019 was $-23 Mil. General Mills spent $23 Mil on other financial activities.


General Mills Cash Flow from Financing Explanation


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