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General Mills Inc  (NYSE:GIS) Net Margin %: 10.64% (As of Feb. 2019)

Net margin is calculated as Net Income divided by its Revenue. General Mills Inc's Net Income for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was $447 Mil. General Mills Inc's Revenue for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was $4,198 Mil. Therefore, General Mills Inc's net margin for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 was 10.64%.

NYSE:GIS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.93   Max: 13.54
Current: 9.26

6.93
13.54

NYSE:GIS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. NYSE:GIS: 9.26 )

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 Inc Annual Data

May09 May10 May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18
Net Margin % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 10.19 6.93 10.25 10.61 13.54

General Mills Inc Quarterly Data

May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19
Net Margin % 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 24.25 9.11 9.58 7.78 10.64

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 Inc Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where General Mills Inc's Net Margin % falls into.



Calculation

Net margin - also known as net profit margin is the ratio of Net Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

General Mills Inc's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2018 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: May. 2018 )/Revenue (A: May. 2018 )
=2131/15740.4
=13.54 %

General Mills Inc's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Feb. 2019 )/Revenue (Q: Feb. 2019 )
=446.8/4198.3
=10.64 %

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


Explanation

Although Net Income and Earnings-per-Share (EPS) are the most widely used parameter in measuring a company's profitability and valuation, it is the least reliable. The reason is that reported earnings can be manipulated easily by adjusting any numbers such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amotorization and non-recurring items.

But the long term trend of the net margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


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