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General Mills Inc. (GIS)


Statement of Cash Flows

Difficulty: Beginner

The cash flow statement provides information about a company’s cash receipts and cash payments during an accounting period, showing how these cash flaws link the ending cash balance to the beginning balance shown on the company’s statement of financial position.

The cash flow statement consists of three parts: cash flows provided by (used in) operating activities, cash flows provided by (used in) investing activities, and cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities.

General Mills Inc., Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows

USD $ in thousands

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12 months ended May 27, 2018 May 28, 2017 May 29, 2016 May 31, 2015 May 25, 2014 May 26, 2013
Net earnings, including earnings attributable to redeemable and noncontrolling interests hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Depreciation and amortization hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
After-tax earnings from joint ventures hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Distributions of earnings from joint ventures hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stock-based compensation hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Deferred income taxes hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Tax benefit on exercised options hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Pension and other postretirement benefit plan contributions hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Pension and other postretirement benefit plan costs hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Divestitures (gain) loss hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Restructuring, impairment, and other exit costs hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Receivables hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Inventories hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Prepaid expenses and other current assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Changes in current assets and liabilities, excluding the effects of acquisitions and divestitures hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Adjustments to reconcile net earnings to net cash provided by operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash provided by operating activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchases of land, buildings, and equipment hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Acquisitions, net of cash acquired hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Investments in affiliates, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from disposal of land, buildings, and equipment hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from divestitures hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Exchangeable note hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash (used) provided by investing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Change in notes payable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Issuance of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Payment of long-term debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from common stock issued on exercised options hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Proceeds from common stock issued hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Tax benefit on exercised options hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Purchases of common stock for treasury hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Dividends paid hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Addition of noncontrolling interest hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Distributions to noncontrolling and redeemable interest holders hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Other, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net cash provided (used) by financing activities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of year hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash and cash equivalents, end of year hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-29), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-29), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-30), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-06), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-03), 10-K (filing date: 2013-07-03).

Item Description The company
Net cash provided by operating activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) from operating activities, excluding discontinued operations. Operating activity cash flows include transactions, adjustments, and changes in value not defined as investing or financing activities. General Mills Inc.’s net cash provided by operating activities declined from 2016 to 2017 but then increased from 2017 to 2018 exceeding 2016 level.
Net cash (used) provided by investing activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) of investing activities, excluding discontinued operations. Investing activity cash flows include making and collecting loans and acquiring and disposing of debt or equity instruments and property, plant, and equipment and other productive assets. General Mills Inc.’s net cash (used) provided by investing activities declined from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.
Net cash provided (used) by financing activities Amount of cash inflow (outflow) of financing activities, excluding discontinued operations. Financing activity cash flows include obtaining resources from owners and providing them with a return on, and a return of, their investment; borrowing money and repaying amounts borrowed, or settling the obligation; and obtaining and paying for other resources obtained from creditors on long-term credit. General Mills Inc.’s net cash provided (used) by financing activities increased from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.