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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Days Inventory

: 59.44 (As of Nov. 2023)
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Days Inventory is also known as Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). General Mills's Average Total Inventories for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $2,197 Mil. General Mills's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $3,374 Mil. Hence, General Mills's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was 59.44.

The historical rank and industry rank for General Mills's Days Inventory or its related term are showing as below:

GIS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.39   Med: 51.67   Max: 59.25
Current: 59.25

During the past 13 years, General Mills's highest Days Inventory was 59.25. The lowest was 47.39. And the median was 51.67.

GIS's Days Inventory is ranked better than
67.95% of 1794 companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
Industry Median: 82.51 vs GIS: 59.25

General Mills's Days Inventory increased from Nov. 2022 (54.65) to Nov. 2023 (59.44). It might indicate that General Mills's sales slowed down.

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. General Mills's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was 1.54.

Inventory-to-Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue. General Mills's Inventory-to-Revenue for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was 0.43.


General Mills Days Inventory Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Mills's Days Inventory 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
Days Inventory
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 52.60 47.39 50.74 53.45 54.41

General Mills Quarterly Data
Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22 Feb23 May23 Aug23 Nov23
Days Inventory 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 54.65 55.43 58.80 64.06 59.44

Competitive Comparison

For the Packaged Foods subindustry, General Mills's Days Inventory, along with its competitors' market caps and Days Inventory data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


General Mills Days Inventory Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, General Mills's Days Inventory distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Mills's Days Inventory falls into.



General Mills Days Inventory Calculation

Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory.

General Mills's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2023 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: May. 2023 )
=Average Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (A: May. 2022 ) + Total Inventories (A: May. 2023 )) / count ) / Cost of Goods Sold (A: May. 2023 )*Days in Period
=( (1867.3 + 2172) / 2 ) / 13548.4*365
=2019.65 / 13548.4*365
=54.41

General Mills's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2023 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Nov. 2023 )
=Average Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (Q: Aug. 2023 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Nov. 2023 )) / count ) / Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Nov. 2023 )*Days in Period
=( (2228.8 + 2166) / 2 ) / 3373.5*365 / 4
=2197.4 / 3373.5*365 / 4
=59.44

* 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) Days Inventory Explanation

Days Inventory indicates the liquidity of the inventory. Generally, a lower Days Inventory is preferred as it indicates a shorter duration to clear off the inventory. An increase of the ratio may indicate the company's sales slowed. Similar ratios related to Days Inventory are:

1. Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year.

General Mills's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 is calculated as

2. Inventory-to-Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue.

General Mills's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 is calculated as

* 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.


Be Aware

A lot of business are seasonable. It makes more sense to compare Days Inventory from the same period in the previous year instead of from the previous quarter.


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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