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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Shareholder Yield %

: 8.09% (As of Nov. 2022)
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Shareholder Yield % is how much money shareholders receive from a company that is in the form of cash dividends, net stock repurchases, and debt reduction. It is a measure of shareholder return. General Mills's Shareholder Yield % for the quarter that ended in was 8.09%.


General Mills Shareholder Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Mills's Shareholder Yield % 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 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20 May21 May22
Shareholder Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -3.04 -8.73 6.16 7.18 8.77

General Mills Quarterly Data
Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22
Shareholder Yield % 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 7.49 7.50 8.77 9.99 8.09

Competitive Comparison

For the Packaged Foods subindustry, General Mills's Shareholder Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Shareholder Yield % 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 Shareholder Yield % Distribution

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

* The bar in red indicates where General Mills's Shareholder Yield % falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Shareholder Yield %'s extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



General Mills Shareholder Yield % Calculation

General Mills's Shareholder Yield % for the quarter that ended in is calculated as:

Shareholder Yield %=Dividend Yield %+Buyback Yield %+Net Debt Paydown Yield %
=2.46 %+3.18 %+2.45 %
=8.09 %

* 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.

* All the data are calculated by TTM values. Note that if a companies is traded in several exchanges, then we calculate the company level data for Shareholder Yield % using the primary share class stock data. The calculation result in definition page is for demonstration purpose only, and it's showing the share class level data. Therefore, the numbers in the calculation may differ from elsewhere if the stock is not a primary share.


General Mills  (NYSE:GIS) Shareholder Yield % Explanation

Shareholder Yield % is how much money shareholders receive from a company that is in the form of cash dividends, net stock repurchases, and debt reduction. The term was coined by William W. Priest of Epoch Investment Partners in a paper in 2005 entitled The Case for Shareholder Yield as a Dominant Driver of Future Equity Returns. William Priest indicated that "shareholder yield is a term that we came up with to reflect the various ways dividends can be paid to owners of a business in a publicly-traded company."

Shareholder Yield % is calculated by three components: Dividend Yield %, Buyback Yield % and Net Debt Paydown Yield %.

Dividend Yield % shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its stock price, which is most obvious form of shareholder return.

Buyback Yield % is the net repurchase of shares outstanding over the market capital of the company. Shares repurchases also increase shareholder value by returning the money back to shareholders.

Net Debt Paydown Yield % is the change in average of four quarters of company's total debt over a company's market cap. Assuming the total value of a company remains that same, shareholder value is increased as debt is reduced.


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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Business Description

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Address
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 2022, 77% 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
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
Paul Joseph Gallagher officer: Chief Supply Chain Officer 1 GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Jaime Montemayor officer: Chief Technology Officer NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Mark A Pallot officer: Chief Accounting Officer NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Jo Ann Jenkins director 2211 SOUTH 47TH STREET, PHOENIX AZ 85034
Dana M Mcnabb officer: Group President NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Elizabeth Cahill Lempres director TWO COMMERCE SQUARE, 2001 MARKET STREET, SUITE 3600, PHILADELPHIA PA 19103
Sean N Walker officer: Group President NUMBER ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Diane L Neal director
Jodi J Benson officer: Chief Innovation Officer GENERAL MILLS, INC., ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Maria Sastre director C/O DARDEN RESTAURANTS, INC., 1000 DARDEN CENTER DRIVE, ORLANDO FL 32837
Bishop William W Jr officer: Group President C/O BLUE BUFFALO PET PRODUCTS, INC., 11 RIVER ROAD, WILTON CT 06897
Kofi A Bruce officer: Vice President GENERAL MILLS, INC., ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD., MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426
Ivan Pollard officer: Senior Vice President GENERAL MILLS, INC., ONE GENERAL MILLS BLVD., MINNEAPOLIS MN 55426

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