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Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Change In Inventory
$204 Mil (As of Jun. 2014)

Dow Chemical Co's change in inventory for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $204 Mil. It means Dow Chemical Co's inventory increased by $204 Mil from Mar. 2014 to Jun. 2014 .

Dow Chemical Co's change in inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 was $130 Mil. It means Dow Chemical Co's inventory increased by $130 Mil from Dec. 2012 to Dec. 2013 .

Dow Chemical Co's inventory for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $8,926 Mil. Dow Chemical Co's average inventory for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was $9,014 Mil.

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Dow Chemical Co's days inventory for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 66.45.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Dow Chemical Co's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 54.99.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Dow Chemical Co's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 1.37.

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. Dow Chemical Co's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.60.


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.

Dow Chemical Co's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Inventory
=( (Inventory (Q: Mar. 2014 )+Inventory (Q: Jun. 2014 ))/ 2 )/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (9102+8926)/ 2 )/12344*91
=9014/12344*91
=66.45

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

Dow Chemical Co's Days Sales of Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=9014/14917*91
=54.99

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

Dow Chemical Co's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 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.

Dow Chemical Co's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 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.

Dow Chemical Co Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
ChangeInInventory -931-240-758-71281263-750-702-871130

Dow Chemical Co Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ChangeInInventory 510-249168-869499-56556-7982040
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