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MWI Veterinary Supply Inc (NAS:MWIV)
Change In Inventory
\$-58 Mil (As of Sep. 2014)

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's change in inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was \$-58 Mil. It means MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's inventory declined by \$58 Mil from Jun. 2014 to Sep. 2014 .

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's change in inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 was \$-39 Mil. It means MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's inventory declined by \$39 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Sep. 2014 .

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was \$430 Mil.

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's days inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 52.42.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 46.23.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.74.

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. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.51.

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.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory = Average Inventory / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 402.32 / 700.369 * 365 / 4 = 52.42

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

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Days Sales of Inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Average Inventory / Revenue * Days in Period = 402.32 / 794.059 * 365 / 4 = 46.23

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

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold / Average Inventory = 700.369 / 402.32 = 1.74

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.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue = Average Inventory / Revenue = 402.32 / 794.059 = 0.51

* 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.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc Annual Data

 Sep05 Sep06 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 ChangeInInventory -17 -15 -9 -24 2 -41 9 -53 -73 -39

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 ChangeInInventory -5 -8 -19 2 -15 -41 -12 -11 42 -58
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