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General Mills Debt-to-Equity

: 2.05 (As of May. 2019)
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General Mills's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 was USD 2,865 Mil. General Mills's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 was USD 11,625 Mil. General Mills's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 was USD 7,055 Mil. General Mills's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 was 2.05.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

NYSE:GIS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.28   Max: 65.92
Current: 2.05

-11.28
65.92

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of General Mills was 65.92. The lowest was -11.28. And the median was 1.47.

NYSE:GIS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
94% of the 1220 Companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NYSE:GIS: 2.05 )

General Mills Debt-to-Equity 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
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.84 1.71 2.19 2.58 2.05

General Mills Quarterly Data
Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19
Debt-to-Equity 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 2.58 2.51 2.29 2.17 2.05

Competitive Comparison
* 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.


General Mills Debt-to-Equity Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where General Mills's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



General Mills Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

General Mills's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2019 is calculated as

General Mills's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2019 is calculated as

* 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) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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