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USD 76.64  0.36  0.47%   

Market Performance
4 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 39
General Mills is selling at 76.64 as of the 15th of August 2022; that is -0.47% down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 76.24. General Mills has about a 39 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation and did not have a very good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for General Mills are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 18th of March 2022 and ending today, the 15th of August 2022. Click here to learn more.
CUSIP
370334104
Fiscal Year End
May
Business Domain
Food, Beverage & Tobacco
IPO Date
10th of June 1983
Category
Consumer Defensive
Classification
Consumer Staples
ISIN
US3703341046
General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods worldwide. General Mills, Inc. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. General Mills operates under Packaged Foods classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 603.21 M outstanding shares of which 14.38 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 3.21 days to cover. More on General Mills

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General Mills Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. If you consider yourself one of those investors, make sure you clearly understand your entering position. General Mills' investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding General Mills or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
The company has 11.98 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 1.11, which is OK given its current industry classification. General Mills has a current ratio of 0.62, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist General Mills until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, General Mills' shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like General Mills sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for General to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about General Mills' use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Over 79.0% of General Mills shares are owned by institutional investors
On 1st of August 2022 General Mills paid $ 0.54 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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ESG Sustainability
Some studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary, General Mills' sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to General Mills' managers, analysts, and investors.
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ChairmanJeffrey Harmening
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Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering General Mills report their recommendations after researching General Mills' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on General Mills' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering General Mills. The General consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering General Mills.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of General Mills based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of General Mills financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares636 M602.2 M
Notably Up
Decreasing
Very volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted645.2 M612.6 M
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Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations3.7 B3.3 B
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Total Assets32.6 B31.1 B
Sufficiently Up
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Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities22.2 B20.3 B
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Current Assets5.4 B5.1 B
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Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities8.2 BB
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Total Debt13.2 B11.6 B
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Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.08260.085
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Increasing
Stable
Gross Margin0.360.337
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Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.620.598
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Decreasing
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
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Financial Strength
General Mills' financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to General Mills' success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
General Mills' bond ratings measure its overall creditworthiness, which in many ways corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings assign a letter grade to all of General Mills' outstanding corporate bonds that indicate their credit quality. We use reports published by private self-sufficient rating services such as Standard & Poor's or Fitch Ratings Inc. to evaluate a bond issuer's financial strength or its ability to pay a bond's principal and interest.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand General Mills' financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of General Mills' total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on General Mills' books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how General Mills deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Liquidity
General Mills cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 11.98 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 1.11, which is OK given its current industry classification. General Mills has a current ratio of 0.62, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist General Mills until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, General Mills' shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like General Mills sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for General to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about General Mills' use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

Operating Cash Flow

3.68 Billion
General Mills (GIS) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in Number One General Mills Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55426, United States and employs 32,500 people. General Mills is listed under Food Products category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with total capitalization of 46.15 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate General Mills's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by General Mills's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. General Mills runs under Consumer Defensive sector within Packaged Foods industry. The entity has 603.21 M outstanding shares of which 14.38 M shares are currently shorted by investors with about 3.21 days to cover. General Mills has about 819.2 M in cash with 3.32 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 1.37.
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Ownership
General Mills has a total of six hundred three million two hundred ten thousand outstanding shares. The majority of General Mills outstanding shares are owned by outside corporations. These institutional investors are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to purchase positions in General Mills to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, third-party entities are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in General Mills. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of General Mills as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company holds, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

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General Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are General Mills' target price odds to finish over the current price? In regard to a normal probability distribution, the odds of General Mills jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 9.74%. The General Mills probability density function shows the probability of General Mills stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon General Mills has a beta of 0.56. This usually indicates as returns on the market go up, General Mills average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding General Mills will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.08, implying that it can generate a 0.08 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 76.64HorizonTargetOdds Above 76.64
90.15%90 days
 76.64 
9.74%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of General Mills to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 9.74 (This General Mills probability density function shows the probability of General Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

General Mills Historical Income Statement

General Mills Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting General's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of General Mills revenue and expense. General Mills Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
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General Stock Against Markets

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General Mills Corporate Directors

General Mills corporate directors refer to members of a General Mills board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the General Mills' affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of General Mills' board members must vote for the resolution. The General Mills board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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You need to understand the risk of investing before taking a position in General Mills. The danger of trading General Mills is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of General Mills is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than General Mills. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile General Mills is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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Is General Mills' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of General Mills. If investors know General will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about General Mills listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.99
Market Capitalization
45.9 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.081
Return On Assets
0.0674
Return On Equity
0.26
The market value of General Mills is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of General that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of General Mills' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is General Mills' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because General Mills' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect General Mills' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between General Mills' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine General Mills value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, General Mills' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.