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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 16.74 (As of Today)
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As of today (2024-02-21), General Mills's share price is $65.5847. General Mills's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2023 was $3.92. Hence, General Mills's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 16.74.

The historical rank and industry rank for General Mills's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

GIS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.69   Med: 16.49   Max: 24.32
Current: 16.71

During the past 13 years, General Mills's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 24.32. The lowest was 10.69. And the median was 16.49.

GIS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
50.46% of 1076 companies
in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry
Industry Median: 16.67 vs GIS: 16.71

General Mills's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Nov. 2023 was $1.66. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $3.92.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of General Mills was -2.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -12.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -0.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 3.50% per year.

During the past 13 years, General Mills's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 92.00% per year. The lowest was -12.80% per year. And the median was 6.95% per year.


General Mills Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Mills's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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.

* Premium members only.

General Mills Annual Data
Trend May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21 May22 May23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 13.19 12.02 15.87 15.57 24.22

General Mills Quarterly Data
Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22 Feb23 May23 Aug23 Nov23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 21.18 18.88 24.22 19.98 16.25

Competitive Comparison

For the Packaged Foods subindustry, General Mills's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, General Mills's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Mills's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



General Mills Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

General Mills's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=65.5847/3.918
=16.74

General Mills's Share Price of today is $65.5847.
General Mills's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $3.92.

* 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.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

General Mills  (NYSE:GIS) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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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