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Lafarge SA (OTCPK:LFRGY)
Change In Inventory
\$30 Mil (As of Dec. 2014)

Lafarge SA's change in inventory for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$30 Mil. It means Lafarge SA's inventory increased by \$30 Mil from Sep. 2014 to Dec. 2014 .

Lafarge SA's change in inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$-39 Mil. It means Lafarge SA's inventory declined by \$39 Mil from Dec. 2013 to Dec. 2014 .

Lafarge SA's inventory for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$1,820 Mil.

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Lafarge SA's days inventory for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was 56.95.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Lafarge SA's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was 43.90.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Lafarge SA's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was 1.60.

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. Lafarge SA's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 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.

Lafarge SA's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory = Average Inventory / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 1902.25571078 / 3048.08877928 * 365 / 4 = 56.95

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

Lafarge SA's Days Sales of Inventory for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Average Inventory / Revenue * Days in Period = 1902.25571078 / 3954.37731196 * 365 / 4 = 43.90

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

Lafarge SA's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold / Average Inventory = 3048.08877928 / 1902.25571078 = 1.60

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.

Lafarge SA's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue = Average Inventory / Revenue = 1902.25571078 / 3954.37731196 = 0.48

* 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.

Lafarge SA Annual Data

 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 ChangeInInventory -216 -193 -293 0 0 144 0 -240 -70 -39

Lafarge SA Quarterly Data

 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 ChangeInInventory -18 34 -181 22 84 12 -65 5 -17 30
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