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Forest Laboratories Inc (NYSE:FRX)
Change In Inventory
$-33 Mil (As of Mar. 2014)

Forest Laboratories Inc's change in inventory for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was $-33 Mil. It means Forest Laboratories Inc's inventory declined by $33 Mil from Dec. 2013 to Mar. 2014 .

Forest Laboratories Inc's change in inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 was $-77 Mil. It means Forest Laboratories Inc's inventory declined by $77 Mil from Mar. 2013 to Mar. 2014 .

Forest Laboratories Inc's inventory for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was $613 Mil.

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Forest Laboratories Inc's days inventory for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was 192.29.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Forest Laboratories Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was 43.89.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Forest Laboratories Inc's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.47.

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. Forest Laboratories Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.48.


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.

Forest Laboratories Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Average Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=525.333/249.287*365 / 4
=192.29

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

Forest Laboratories Inc's Days Sales of Inventory for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=525.333/1092.278*365 / 4
=43.89

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

Forest Laboratories Inc's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Mar. 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.

Forest Laboratories Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Average Inventory / Revenue
=525.333 / 1092.278
=0.48

* 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.

Forest Laboratories Inc Annual Data

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
ChangeInInventory -4-22202932-7416162-96-77

Forest Laboratories Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
ChangeInInventory 91249-53-40-12-66-2850-33
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