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General Mills Inc. (GIS)


Profitability Analysis
Quarterly Data

Difficulty: Beginner


Ratios (Summary)

General Mills Inc., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
May 26, 2019 Feb 24, 2019 Nov 25, 2018 Aug 26, 2018 May 27, 2018 Feb 25, 2018 Nov 26, 2017 Aug 27, 2017 May 28, 2017 Feb 26, 2017 Nov 27, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 May 29, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 Nov 29, 2015 Aug 30, 2015 May 31, 2015 Feb 22, 2015 Nov 23, 2014 Aug 24, 2014 May 25, 2014 Feb 23, 2014 Nov 24, 2013 Aug 25, 2013
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on assets (ROA) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-18).

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. General Mills Inc.’s gross profit margin improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 not reaching Q2 2019 level.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. General Mills Inc.’s operating profit margin improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 and from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. General Mills Inc.’s net profit margin deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. General Mills Inc.’s ROE deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. General Mills Inc.’s ROA deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Gross Profit Margin

General Mills Inc., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
May 26, 2019 Feb 24, 2019 Nov 25, 2018 Aug 26, 2018 May 27, 2018 Feb 25, 2018 Nov 26, 2017 Aug 27, 2017 May 28, 2017 Feb 26, 2017 Nov 27, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 May 29, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 Nov 29, 2015 Aug 30, 2015 May 31, 2015 Feb 22, 2015 Nov 23, 2014 Aug 24, 2014 May 25, 2014 Feb 23, 2014 Nov 24, 2013 Aug 25, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in thousands)
Gross margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Gross profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Kraft Heinz Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Mondelēz International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-18).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross marginQ4 2019 + Gross marginQ3 2019 + Gross marginQ2 2019 + Gross marginQ1 2019) ÷ (Net salesQ4 2019 + Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019)
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. General Mills Inc.’s gross profit margin improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 not reaching Q2 2019 level.

Operating Profit Margin

General Mills Inc., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
May 26, 2019 Feb 24, 2019 Nov 25, 2018 Aug 26, 2018 May 27, 2018 Feb 25, 2018 Nov 26, 2017 Aug 27, 2017 May 28, 2017 Feb 26, 2017 Nov 27, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 May 29, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 Nov 29, 2015 Aug 30, 2015 May 31, 2015 Feb 22, 2015 Nov 23, 2014 Aug 24, 2014 May 25, 2014 Feb 23, 2014 Nov 24, 2013 Aug 25, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in thousands)
Operating profit hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Operating profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Kraft Heinz Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Mondelēz International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-18).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating profitQ4 2019 + Operating profitQ3 2019 + Operating profitQ2 2019 + Operating profitQ1 2019) ÷ (Net salesQ4 2019 + Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019)
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. General Mills Inc.’s operating profit margin improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 and from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Net Profit Margin

General Mills Inc., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
May 26, 2019 Feb 24, 2019 Nov 25, 2018 Aug 26, 2018 May 27, 2018 Feb 25, 2018 Nov 26, 2017 Aug 27, 2017 May 28, 2017 Feb 26, 2017 Nov 27, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 May 29, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 Nov 29, 2015 Aug 30, 2015 May 31, 2015 Feb 22, 2015 Nov 23, 2014 Aug 24, 2014 May 25, 2014 Feb 23, 2014 Nov 24, 2013 Aug 25, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in thousands)
Net earnings attributable to General Mills hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Net profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Kraft Heinz Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Mondelēz International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-18).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ4 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ3 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ2 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ1 2019) ÷ (Net salesQ4 2019 + Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019)
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. General Mills Inc.’s net profit margin deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Return on Equity (ROE)

General Mills Inc., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
May 26, 2019 Feb 24, 2019 Nov 25, 2018 Aug 26, 2018 May 27, 2018 Feb 25, 2018 Nov 26, 2017 Aug 27, 2017 May 28, 2017 Feb 26, 2017 Nov 27, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 May 29, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 Nov 29, 2015 Aug 30, 2015 May 31, 2015 Feb 22, 2015 Nov 23, 2014 Aug 24, 2014 May 25, 2014 Feb 23, 2014 Nov 24, 2013 Aug 25, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in thousands)
Net earnings attributable to General Mills hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Stockholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROE1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Kraft Heinz Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Mondelēz International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-18).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ4 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ3 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ2 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ1 2019) ÷ Stockholders’ equity
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. General Mills Inc.’s ROE deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Return on Assets (ROA)

General Mills Inc., ROA calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
May 26, 2019 Feb 24, 2019 Nov 25, 2018 Aug 26, 2018 May 27, 2018 Feb 25, 2018 Nov 26, 2017 Aug 27, 2017 May 28, 2017 Feb 26, 2017 Nov 27, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 May 29, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 Nov 29, 2015 Aug 30, 2015 May 31, 2015 Feb 22, 2015 Nov 23, 2014 Aug 24, 2014 May 25, 2014 Feb 23, 2014 Nov 24, 2013 Aug 25, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in thousands)
Net earnings attributable to General Mills hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
ROA1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Kraft Heinz Co. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Mondelēz International Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-18), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-18).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ4 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ3 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ2 2019 + Net earnings attributable to General MillsQ1 2019) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. General Mills Inc.’s ROA deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.