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Cascade Corporation (NYSE:CASC)
Change In Inventory
$1.7 Mil (As of Jan. 2013)

Cascade Corporation's change in inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was $1.7 Mil. It means Cascade Corporation's inventory increased by $1.7 Mil from Oct. 2012 to Jan. 2013 .

Cascade Corporation's change in inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 was $-0.5 Mil. It means Cascade Corporation's inventory declined by $0.5 Mil from Jan. 2012 to Jan. 2013 .

Cascade Corporation's inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was $88.3 Mil. Cascade Corporation's average inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was $88.9 Mil.

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Cascade Corporation's days inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was 91.24.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Cascade Corporation's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was 65.45.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Cascade Corporation's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was 1.00.

Inventory to revenue ratio determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue. Cascade Corporation's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 was 0.72.


Definition

Change In Inventory is the difference between last period’s ending inventory and the current period’s ending inventory.


Explanation

1. Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory.

Cascade Corporation's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Inventory
=( (Inventory (Q: Oct. 2012 )+Inventory (Q: Jan. 2013 ))/ 2 )/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (89.461+88.297)/ 2 )/88.644*91
=88.879/88.644*91
=91.24

2. Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI).

Cascade Corporation's Days Sales of Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=88.879/123.57*91
=65.45

3. Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year.

Cascade Corporation's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as

4. Inventory to Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue.

Cascade Corporation's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Inventory, Days Inventory, Cost of Goods Sold, Revenue, Inventory Turnover, Inventory to Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Cascade Corporation Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
ChangeInInventory -2.2-8.3-12.02.9-19.5-16.134.1-4.4-19.7-0.5

Cascade Corporation Quarterly Data

Oct10Jan11Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13
ChangeInInventory -1.3-2.8-4.1-8.2-4.6-2.8-0.2-2.90.81.7
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