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Market Price

44.18 

-0.05 -0.1%

as of Nov 20 '18

52 Week Range:

41.01 60.69


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

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S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


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Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

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Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

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Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

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Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods worldwide. The company operates in five segments: North America Retail; Convenience Stores & Foodservice; Europe & Australia; Asia & Latin America; and Pet. It offers ready-to-eat cereals, refrigerated yogurt, soup, meal kits, refrigerated and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, grain, fruit, and savory snacks, as well as organic products, including refrigerated yogurt, nutrition bars, meal kits, salty snacks, ready-to-eat cereal, and grain snacks. It also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and commercial baking industries; and manufactures and markets pet food products, including dog and cat food. The company markets its products under the Annie's, Betty Crocker, Bisquick, Blue Buffalo, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom, BLUE Wilderness, Bugles, Cascadian Farm, Cheerios, Chex, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs, Cookie Crisp, EPIC, Fiber One, Food Should Taste Good, Fruit by the Foot, Fruit Gushers, Fruit Roll-Ups, Gardetto's, Go-Gurt, Gold Medal, Golden Grahams, Häagen-Dazs, Helpers, Jeno's, Jus-Rol, Kitano, Kix, La Salteña, Lärabar, Latina, Liberté, Lucky Charms, Muir Glen, Nature Valley, Oatmeal Crisp, Old El Paso, Pillsbury, Progresso, Raisin Nut Bran, Total, Totino's, Trix, Wanchai Ferry, Wheaties, Yoki, and Yoplait trademarks. General Mills sells its products directly, as well as through broker and distribution arrangements to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, membership stores, natural food chains, e-commerce retailers, commercial and noncommercial foodservice distributors and operators, restaurants, convenience stores, and pet specialty stores, as well as drug, dollar, and discount chains. It operates 507 leased and 372 franchise branded ice cream parlors. The company was founded in 1866 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name May '08 May '09 May '10 May '11 May '12 May '13 May '14 May '15 May '16 May '17 May '18
Equity (BVPS) 8.78
8.44
9.49
9.87
9.90
10.95
10.30
9.09
8.19
7.04
8.37
growth rate -3.9% 12.4% 4.0% 0.3% 10.6% -5.9% -11.8% -9.9% -14.0% 18.9%
Earnings BIT 1,810.00
1,930.00
2,200.00
2,430.00
2,210.00
2,530.00
2,720.50
2,710.00
2,846.50
2,847.90
2,734.20
growth rate 6.6% 14.0% 10.5% -9.1% 14.5% 7.5% -0.4% 5.0% 0.1% -4.0%
Avg.PE 16.92
13.48
15.90
14.71
16.29
16.89
19.46
29.07
26.16
20.31
11.84
growth rate -20.3% 18.0% -7.5% 10.7% 3.7% 15.2% 49.4% -10.0% -22.4% -41.7%
ROA 6.96
7.07
8.61
9.89
7.88
8.48
7.97
5.41
7.77
7.62
8.13
growth rate 1.6% 21.8% 14.9% -20.3% 7.6% -6.0% -32.1% 43.6% -1.9% 6.7%
ROE 22.45
22.90
28.94
30.56
24.51
28.34
27.63
21.18
34.20
35.81
40.71
growth rate 2.0% 26.4% 5.6% -19.8% 15.6% -2.5% -23.3% 61.5% 4.7% 13.7%
ROIC 12.70
12.17
14.88
16.28
13.33
13.02
13.52
9.69
13.82
13.75
13.95
growth rate -4.2% 22.3% 9.4% -18.1% -2.3% 3.8% -28.3% 42.6% -0.5% 1.5%
Cur. Ratio 0.75
0.98
0.92
1.07
0.96
0.81
0.81
0.77
0.79
0.76
0.56
growth rate 30.7% -6.1% 16.3% -10.3% -15.6% 0.0% -4.9% 2.6% -3.8% -26.3%
Quick Ratio 0.42
0.47
0.51
0.48
0.51
0.41
0.47
0.40
0.46
0.45
0.31
growth rate 11.9% 8.5% -5.9% 6.3% -19.6% 14.6% -14.9% 15.0% -2.2% -31.1%
Leverage 3.06
3.45
3.27
2.93
3.29
3.40
3.54
4.40
4.40
5.04
4.99
growth rate 12.8% -5.2% -10.4% 12.3% 3.3% 4.1% 24.3% 0.0% 14.6% -1.0%
Balance Sheet May '08 May '09 May '10 May '11 May '12 May '13 May '14 May '15 May '16 May '17 May '18
Acct.Receivable 1,081.60
0.00
1,041.60
1,162.30
1,383.30
1,574.40
1,557.70
1,535.50
1,520.10
1,593.80
1,858.60
growth rate -100.0% 11.6% 19.0% 13.8% -1.1% -1.4% -1.0% 4.9% 16.6%
Acct.Payable 1,148.90
1,423.20
1,611.30
1,684.00
2,046.50
2,119.80
2,746.20
growth rate 23.9% 13.2% 4.5% 21.5% 3.6% 29.6%
Cur.Assets 3,620.00
3,534.90
3,480.00
3,902.00
3,691.40
4,298.90
4,393.50
3,685.60
3,937.20
4,061.40
4,123.70
growth rate -2.4% -1.6% 12.1% -5.4% 16.5% 2.2% -16.1% 6.8% 3.2% 1.5%
Total Assets 19,041.60
17,874.80
17,678.90
18,674.50
21,096.80
22,658.00
23,145.70
21,832.00
21,712.30
21,812.60
30,624.00
growth rate -6.1% -1.1% 5.6% 13.0% 7.4% 2.2% -5.7% -0.6% 0.5% 40.4%
Cash 674.30
749.80
673.20
619.60
471.20
741.40
867.30
334.20
763.70
766.10
399.00
growth rate 11.2% -10.2% -8.0% -24.0% 57.3% 17.0% -61.5% 128.5% 0.3% -47.9%
Inventory 1,366.80
1,346.80
1,344.00
1,609.30
1,478.80
1,545.50
1,559.40
1,540.90
1,413.70
1,483.60
1,642.20
growth rate -1.5% -0.2% 19.7% -8.1% 4.5% 0.9% -1.2% -8.3% 4.9% 10.7%
Cur.Liabilities 4,856.30
3,606.00
3,769.10
3,659.20
3,843.20
5,293.90
5,423.50
4,890.10
5,014.70
5,330.80
7,341.90
growth rate -25.8% 4.5% -2.9% 5.0% 37.8% 2.5% -9.8% 2.6% 6.3% 37.7%
Liabilities 12,825.80
12,702.50
12,276.00
12,309.00
13,827.30
15,018.30
15,626.80
15,660.40
15,559.60
16,216.20
23,355.40
growth rate -1.0% -3.4% 0.3% 12.3% 8.6% 4.1% 0.2% -0.6% 4.2% 44.0%
LT Debt 4,348.70
5,754.80
5,268.50
5,542.50
6,161.90
5,926.10
6,423.50
7,575.30
7,057.70
7,642.90
12,668.70
growth rate 32.3% -8.5% 5.2% 11.2% -3.8% 8.4% 17.9% -6.8% 8.3% 65.8%
Equity 6,215.80
5,172.30
5,402.90
6,365.50
6,421.70
6,672.20
6,534.80
4,996.70
4,930.20
4,327.90
6,141.10
growth rate -16.8% 4.5% 17.8% 0.9% 3.9% -2.1% -23.5% -1.3% -12.2% 41.9%
Common Shares 693.00
687.00
683.00
664.00
667.00
666.00
646.00
618.00
611.00
598.00
586.00
growth rate -0.9% -0.6% -2.8% 0.5% -0.2% -3.0% -4.3% -1.1% -2.1% -2.0%
Cash Flow Statement May '08 May '09 May '10 May '11 May '12 May '13 May '14 May '15 May '16 May '17 May '18
Capital Expenditures 522.00
313.80
642.50
644.70
675.90
613.90
663.50
712.40
729.30
684.40
622.70
growth rate -39.9% 104.8% 0.3% 4.8% -9.2% 8.1% 7.4% 2.4% -6.2% -9.0%
Cash Dividends 529.70
579.50
643.70
729.40
805.30
906.80
1,060.70
1,017.70
1,071.70
1,135.10
1,139.70
growth rate 9.4% 11.1% 13.3% 10.4% 12.6% 17.0% -4.1% 5.3% 5.9% 0.4%
Cash From OA 1,729.90
1,828.20
2,181.20
1,531.10
2,407.20
2,926.00
2,541.00
2,542.80
2,764.20
2,415.20
2,841.00
growth rate 5.7% 19.3% -29.8% 57.2% 21.6% -13.2% 0.1% 8.7% -12.6% 17.6%
FCF per Share 1.46
1.98
2.39
1.32
2.58
3.34
2.88
2.63
3.50
2.65
3.73
growth rate 35.6% 20.7% -44.8% 95.5% 29.5% -13.8% -8.7% 33.1% -24.3% 40.8%
Sale Purchase of Stock -79.50
-744.10
-1,619.60
163.70
171.90
112.60
1,099.30
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 5.0% -34.5% 876.3%
FCF 1,208.00
1,265.00
1,531.00
878.00
1,726.00
2,312.00
1,878.00
1,830.00
1,901.00
1,629.00
2,218.00
growth rate 4.7% 21.0% -42.7% 96.6% 34.0% -18.8% -2.6% 3.9% -14.3% 36.2%
Income Statement May '08 May '09 May '10 May '11 May '12 May '13 May '14 May '15 May '16 May '17 May '18
Sales 13,652.10
14,691.30
14,635.60
14,880.20
16,657.90
17,774.10
17,909.60
17,630.30
16,563.10
15,619.80
15,740.40
growth rate 7.6% -0.4% 1.7% 12.0% 6.7% 0.8% -1.6% -6.1% -5.7% 0.8%
Op.Income 2,229.20
2,325.00
2,606.10
2,774.50
1,567.30
1,855.20
2,957.40
2,710.00
2,846.50
2,847.90
2,734.20
growth rate 4.3% 12.1% 6.5% -43.5% 18.4% 59.4% -8.4% 5.0% 0.1% -4.0%
IBT 1,829.50
1,942.20
2,204.50
2,428.20
2,210.50
2,534.90
2,720.50
1,846.20
2,492.00
2,356.30
2,220.30
growth rate 6.2% 13.5% 10.2% -9.0% 14.7% 7.3% -32.1% 35.0% -5.5% -5.8%
Net Income 1,294.70
1,304.40
1,530.50
1,798.30
1,567.30
1,855.20
1,824.40
1,221.30
1,697.40
1,657.50
2,131.00
growth rate 0.8% 17.3% 17.5% -12.9% 18.4% -1.7% -33.1% 39.0% -2.4% 28.6%
EPS 1.85
1.90
2.24
2.70
2.35
2.79
2.83
1.97
2.77
2.77
3.64
growth rate 2.7% 17.9% 20.5% -13.0% 18.7% 1.4% -30.4% 40.6% 0.0% 31.4%
Gross Profit 4,873.80
5,233.50
5,800.20
5,953.50
6,044.70
6,423.90
6,369.80
6,022.00
5,965.40
5,649.20
5,452.80
growth rate 7.4% 10.8% 2.6% 1.5% 6.3% -0.8% -5.5% -0.9% -5.3% -3.5%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Aug '17 Nov '17 Feb '18 May '18 Aug '18
Earnings BIT 644.50
736.20
606.80
746.70
684.10
growth rate 14.2% -17.6% 23.1% -8.4%
Balance Sheet Aug '17 Nov '17 Feb '18 May '18 Aug '18
Acct.Receivable 1,546.50
1,510.50
1,496.50
1,858.60
1,709.10
growth rate -2.3% -0.9% 24.2% -8.0%
Acct.Payable 2,172.90
2,467.00
2,505.70
2,746.20
2,723.80
growth rate 13.5% 1.6% 9.6% -0.8%
Cur.Assets 4,338.50
4,334.10
4,277.10
4,123.70
4,185.50
growth rate -0.1% -1.3% -3.6% 1.5%
Total Assets 22,209.60
22,191.50
22,240.60
30,624.00
30,554.80
growth rate -0.1% 0.2% 37.7% -0.2%
Cash 820.80
962.10
953.10
399.00
432.90
growth rate 17.2% -0.9% -58.1% 8.5%
Inventory 1,595.20
1,516.50
1,452.50
1,642.20
1,685.50
growth rate -4.9% -4.2% 13.1% 2.6%
Cur.Liabilities 5,889.90
5,349.50
6,209.60
7,341.90
7,187.80
growth rate -9.2% 16.1% 18.2% -2.1%
Liabilities 16,959.20
16,808.40
16,088.40
23,355.40
23,207.40
growth rate -0.9% -4.3% 45.2% -0.6%
LT Debt 7,822.70
8,228.30
7,163.60
12,668.70
12,665.10
growth rate 5.2% -12.9% 76.9% 0.0%
Equity 3,903.80
4,230.70
4,965.60
6,141.10
6,225.10
growth rate 8.4% 17.4% 23.7% 1.4%
Common Shares 75.50
75.50
75.50
75.50
75.50
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Aug '17 Nov '17 Feb '18 May '18 Aug '18
Capital Expenditures 116.30
143.70
137.90
224.80
112.70
growth rate 23.6% -4.0% 63.0% -49.9%
Cash Dividends 284.30
280.90
281.30
293.20
294.20
growth rate -1.2% 0.1% 4.2% 0.3%
Cash From OA 590.50
976.30
568.50
705.70
607.40
growth rate 65.3% -41.8% 24.1% -13.9%
Sale Purchase of Stock 41.00
9.60
40.80
1,007.90
growth rate -76.6% 325.0% 2,370.3%
FCF 474.20
832.60
430.60
480.90
494.70
growth rate 75.6% -48.3% 11.7% 2.9%
Income Statement Aug '17 Nov '17 Feb '18 May '18 Aug '18
Sales 3,769.20
4,198.70
3,882.30
3,890.20
4,094.00
growth rate 11.4% -7.5% 0.2% 5.2%
Op.Income 644.50
736.20
606.80
746.70
684.10
growth rate 14.2% -17.6% 23.1% -8.4%
IBT 577.10
678.70
520.00
444.50
506.60
growth rate 17.6% -23.4% -14.5% 14.0%
Net Income 404.70
430.50
941.40
354.40
392.30
growth rate 6.4% 118.7% -62.4% 10.7%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 1,323.60
1,447.80
1,258.40
1,423.00
1,397.20
growth rate 9.4% -13.1% 13.1% -1.8%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

D (47.60)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (30.20)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 12.42 12.30 13.77
EPS / Growth 4.1% 3.59 5.8%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 6.0%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 4.1% 5.3% 5.3%
Future PE 8.14 12.26 12.26
Future EPS 5.35 6.02 6.02
Value Price
MOS %
10.77
-75.6%
18.23
-58.7%
18.23
-58.7%
MOS Price 5.39 9.11 9.11
IRT 9.84 9.33 9.33

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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