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JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
Change In Inventory
$837 Mil (As of Jan. 2017)

JC Penney Co Inc's change in inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $837 Mil. It means JC Penney Co Inc's inventory declined by $837 Mil from Oct. 2016 to Jan. 2017 .

JC Penney Co Inc's change in inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 was $-133 Mil. It means JC Penney Co Inc's inventory increased by $133 Mil from Jan. 2016 to Jan. 2017 .

JC Penney Co Inc's inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $2,854 Mil.

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. JC Penney Co Inc's days inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 112.73.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). JC Penney Co Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 75.39.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. JC Penney Co Inc's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 0.81.

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. JC Penney Co Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 0.83.


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.

JC Penney Co Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Average Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=3272.5/2649*365 / 4
=112.73

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

JC Penney Co Inc's Days Sales of Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=3272.5/3961*365 / 4
=75.39

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

JC Penney Co Inc's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 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.

JC Penney Co Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

JC Penney Co Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
ChangeInInventory -241382235-189297575-594283-69-133

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
ChangeInInventory -510706-159-194-664948-204-56-710837
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