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Dell Inc (NAS:DELL)
Change In Inventory
\$-81 Mil (As of Jul. 2013)

Dell Inc's change in inventory for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was \$-81 Mil. It means Dell Inc's inventory declined by \$81 Mil from Apr. 2013 to Jul. 2013 .

Dell Inc's change in inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 was \$48 Mil. It means Dell Inc's inventory increased by \$48 Mil from Jan. 2012 to Jan. 2013 .

Dell Inc's inventory for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was \$1,468 Mil.

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Dell Inc's days inventory for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was 11.02.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Dell Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was 8.97.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Dell Inc's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was 8.28.

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. Dell Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was 0.10.

Definition

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

Explanation

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

Dell Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory = Average Inventory / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 1427.5 / 11825 * 365 / 4 = 11.02

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

Dell Inc's Days Sales of Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Average Inventory / Revenue * Days in Period = 1427.5 / 14514 * 365 / 4 = 8.97

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

Dell Inc's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold / Average Inventory = 11825 / 1427.5 = 8.28

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.

Dell Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue = Average Inventory / Revenue = 1427.5 / 14514 = 0.10

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

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Historical Data

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

Dell Inc Annual Data

 Jan04 Jan05 Jan06 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 ChangeInInventory 0 -183 -72 -72 -498 309 -183 -248 -52 48

Dell Inc Quarterly Data

 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 ChangeInInventory 38 -69 -15 -6 -68 -122 257 -19 -8 -81
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