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General Mills Cash Flow from Financing

: $-3,260 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 2022)
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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. 2022, General Mills paid $176 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $439 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $311 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $45 Mil on other financial activities. In all, General Mills spent $970 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Feb. 2022.


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 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21
Cash Flow from Financing
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -1,747.40 5,445.50 -2,176.40 -1,941.50 -2,715.50

General Mills Quarterly Data
May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22
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 -499.10 -1,862.80 195.00 -622.20 -970.30

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. 2021 is calculated as:

General Mills's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2022 is:


Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-3,260 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. 2022 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. 2022 was $-176 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. 2022 was $-439 Mil. General Mills spent $439 Mil paying down its 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. 2022 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. 2022 was $-311 Mil. General Mills spent $311 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. 2022 was $-45 Mil. General Mills spent $45 Mil on other financial activities.


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General Mills Business Description

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Number One General Mills Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 55426
General Mills is a leading 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, and Haagen-Dazs. In fiscal 2021, 75% 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 into the food-service channel and the commercial baking industry.
Executives
Walker Sean N officer: Group President NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Church John R officer: Chief SC & GBS Officer ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Nudi Jonathon officer: Group President GENERAL MILLS, INC. ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Henry Maria director C/O THE HILLSHIRE BRANDS COMPANY 3500 LACEY ROAD DOWNERS GROVE IL 60515
Neal Diane L director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: NEAL DIANE L a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Jenkins Jo Ann director 2211 SOUTH 47TH STREET PHOENIX AZ 85034
Lempres Elizabeth Cahill director TWO COMMERCE SQUARE 2001 MARKET STREET, SUITE 3600 PHILADELPHIA PA 19103
Uribe Jorge A. director 5 WESTBROOK CORPORATE CENTER WESTCHESTER IL 60154
Cordani David director CIGNA CORPORATION 900 COTTAGE GROVE ROAD BLOOMFIELD CT 06002
Odland Stephen A director ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD M03-08 MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Clark R Kerry director C/O THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY ONE PROCTER & GAMBLE PLAZA CINCINNATI OH 45202
Sastre Maria director C/O DARDEN RESTAURANTS, INC. 1000 DARDEN CENTER DRIVE ORLANDO FL 32837
Sprunk Eric D director ONE BOWERMAN DRIVE BEAVERTON OR 97005
Ferguson Roger W. Jr. director INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC. 521 WEST 57TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10019
Ogrady Shawn P officer: Group President ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426

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