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General Mills Profit Margin (Quarterly):

9.44% for May 31, 2014

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May 31, 2014 9.44%
Feb. 28, 2014 9.38%
Nov. 30, 2013 11.28%
Aug. 31, 2013 10.50%
May 31, 2013 8.30%
Feb. 28, 2013 8.99%
Nov. 30, 2012 11.09%
Aug. 31, 2012 13.55%
May 31, 2012 8.00%
Feb. 29, 2012 9.50%
Nov. 30, 2011 9.62%
Aug. 31, 2011 10.54%
May 31, 2011 8.81%
Feb. 28, 2011 10.75%
Nov. 30, 2010 15.10%
Aug. 31, 2010 13.36%
May 31, 2010 6.00%
Feb. 28, 2010 9.26%
Nov. 30, 2009 14.02%
Aug. 31, 2009 12.08%
May 31, 2009 9.84%
Feb. 28, 2009 8.17%
Nov. 30, 2008 9.43%
Aug. 31, 2008 7.96%
May 31, 2008 5.34%
   
Feb. 29, 2008 12.63%
Nov. 30, 2007 10.54%
Aug. 31, 2007 9.40%
May 31, 2007 7.32%
Feb. 28, 2007 8.78%
Nov. 30, 2006 11.10%
Aug. 31, 2006 9.34%
May 31, 2006 7.77%
Feb. 28, 2006 8.55%
Nov. 30, 2005 11.24%
Aug. 31, 2005 9.47%
May 31, 2005 16.53%
Feb. 28, 2005 8.30%
Nov. 30, 2004 11.58%
Aug. 31, 2004 7.08%
May 31, 2004 9.97%
Feb. 29, 2004 8.95%
Nov. 30, 2003 10.07%
Aug. 31, 2003 9.02%
May 31, 2003 8.84%
Feb. 28, 2003 9.07%
Nov. 30, 2002 9.35%
Aug. 31, 2002 7.45%
May 31, 2002 2.45%
Feb. 28, 2002 3.45%

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About Profit Margin

Profit margin represents the percentage of revenue that a company keeps as profit after accounting for fixed and variable costs. It is calculated by dividing net income by revenue. The profit margin is mainly used for internal comparisons, because acceptable profit margins vary between industries. In general, narrow profit margins indicate increased volatile earnings. For companies with significant fixed costs, wide profit margins reduce the risk that a decline in sales will cause a net profit loss.

Displayed as a percentage, profit margin can be thought as the amount of profit that a company keeps per dollar of revenue. For example, if a company has a profit margin of 43%, the company keeps $.43 of each dollar of revenue.
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GIS Profit Margin (Quarterly) Benchmarks

Companies
Kellogg 10.85%
ConAgra Foods -7.31%
Campbell Soup 9.34%

GIS Profit Margin (Quarterly) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 6.00% May 2010
Maximum 15.10% Nov 2010
Average 10.48%

GIS Profit Margin (Quarterly) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: profit_margin
  • Latest data point: =YCP("GIS", "profit_margin")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("GIS", "profit_margin", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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