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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Altman Z2-Score

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General Mills has a Altman Z2-Score of 2.49, indicating it is in Grey Zones. This implies that General Mills is in some kind of financial stress. If it is below 1.81, the company may face bankrupcy risk.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Altman Z2-Score <= 1.1, it is in Distress Zones.
When Altman Z2-Score >= 2.6, it is in Safe Zones.
When Altman Z2-Score is between 1.1 and 2.6, it is in Grey Zones.

The historical rank and industry rank for General Mills's Altman Z2-Score or its related term are showing as below:

GIS' s Altman Z2-Score Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.04   Med: 2.19   Max: 3.27
Current: 2.49

During the past 13 years, General Mills's highest Altman Z2-Score was 3.27. The lowest was -1.04. And the median was 2.19.


General Mills Altman Z2-Score Historical Data

The historical data trend for General Mills's Altman Z2-Score 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
Altman Z2-Score
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.68 1.91 2.24 2.39 2.65

General Mills Quarterly Data
Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21 May21 Aug21 Nov21 Feb22 May22 Aug22 Nov22
Altman Z2-Score 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 2.60 2.64 2.65 2.64 2.49

Competitive Comparison

For the Packaged Foods subindustry, General Mills's Altman Z2-Score, along with its competitors' market caps and Altman Z2-Score 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 Altman Z2-Score Distribution

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry and Consumer Defensive sector, General Mills's Altman Z2-Score distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where General Mills's Altman Z2-Score falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Altman Z2-Score's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



General Mills Altman Z2-Score Calculation

Altman Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

Z2-Score, also known as Z"-Score is the Z-Score for non-manufacturing companies excluding property/financial companies.

General Mills's Altman Z2-Score for today is calculated with this formula:

Z=6.56*X1+3.26*X2+6.72*X3+1.05*X4_2
=6.56*-0.1238+3.26*0.6064+6.72*0.1218+1.05*0.4832
=2.49

* 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. GuruFocus does not calculate Altman Z2-Score when X4_2 value is 0.

Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2022:
Total Assets was $31,320 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $5,331 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $9,208 Mil.
Retained Earnings was $18,992 Mil.
Pre-Tax Income was 730 + 1019.6 + 940.6 + 755.9 = $3,446 Mil.
Interest Expense was -91.5 + -87.7 + -104.5 + -86.5 = $-370 Mil.
Total Liabilities was $20,948 Mil.

* Note that for stock reported semi-annually or annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data.

X1=Working Capital/Total Assets
=(Total Current Assets - Total Current Liabilities)/Total Assets
=(5330.6 - 9208.2)/31319.8
=-0.1238

X2=Retained Earnings/Total Assets
=18991.9/31319.8
=0.6064

X3=Earnings Before Interest and Taxes/Total Assets
=(Pre-Tax Income - Interest Expense)/Total Assets
=(3446.1 - -370.2)/31319.8
=0.1218

X4_2=Net Worth/Total Liabilities
=(Total Stockholders Equity - Preferred Stock)/Total Liabilities
=(10121.2 - 0)/20947.7
=0.4832

The zones of discrimination were as such:

Distress Zones - 1.1 < Grey Zones < 2.6 - Safe Zones

General Mills has a Altman Z2-Score of 2.49 indicating it is in Grey Zones.


General Mills  (NYSE:GIS) Altman Z2-Score Explanation

The original Z-Score model was based on publicly traded manufacturing companies while the Z2-Score, also known as Z"-score can be used for any type of company excluding property/financial companies. Both Z-Score and Z2-Score describes the financial health of a company, and its likelihood of financial distress.

X1: The Working Capital/Total Assets (WC/TA) ratio is a measure of the net liquid assets of the firm relative to the total capitalization. Working capital is defined as the difference between current assets and current liabilities. Ordinarily, a firm experiencing consistent operating losses will have shrinking current assets in relation to total assets. Altman found this one proved to be the most valuable liquidity ratio comparing with the current ratio and the quick ratio. This is however the least significant of the five factors.

X2: Retained Earnings/Total Assets: the RE/TA ratio measures the leverage of a firm. Retained earnings is the account which reports the total amount of reinvested earnings and/or losses of a firm over its entire life. Those firms with high RE, relative to TA, have financed their assets through retention of profits and have not utilized as much debt.

X3, Earnings Before Interest and Taxes/Total Assets (EBIT/TA): This ratio is a measure of the true productivity of the firm's assets, independent of any tax or leverage factors. Since a firm's ultimate existence is based on the earning power of its assets, this ratio appears to be particularly appropriate for studies dealing with corporate failure. This ratio continually outperforms other profitability measures, including cash flow.

X4_2, Net Worth (Total Stockholders Equity - Preferred Stock)/Total Liabilities (NW/TL): it compares a company’s stock net worth with its total liabilities and can be used to assess the extent of its reliance on debt.

Read more about Altman Z2-Score, the original research on Z-Score and the additional research on Z2-Score.


Be Aware

Altman Z2-Score does not apply to financial companies.


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General Mills (NYSE:GIS) Business Description

General Mills logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
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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