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Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A)
Days Inventory
99.79 (As of Jul. 2016)

Agilent Technologies Inc's average inventory for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $549 Mil. Agilent Technologies Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $502 Mil. Hence, Agilent Technologies Inc's days inventory for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was 99.79.

A' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 91.25   Max: 191.04
Current: 99.25

91.25
191.04

During the past 13 years, Agilent Technologies Inc's highest Days Inventory was 191.04. The lowest was 91.25. And the median was 98.82.

A's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
54% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 89.17 vs. A: 99.25 )

Agilent Technologies Inc's days inventory declined from Jul. 2015 (100.27) to Jul. 2016 (99.79).

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Agilent Technologies Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was 47.98.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Agilent Technologies Inc's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was 0.91.

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. Agilent Technologies Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was 0.53.


Definition

Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory.

Agilent Technologies Inc's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Oct. 2015 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (A: Oct. 2014 ) + Inventory (A: Oct. 2015 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Oct. 2015 )*Days in Period
=( (574 + 541) / 2 ) / 1997*365
=557.5 / 1997*365
=101.90

Agilent Technologies Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Jul. 2016 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (Q: Apr. 2016 ) + Inventory (Q: Jul. 2016 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Jul. 2016 )*Days in Period
=( (555 + 543) / 2 ) / 502*365 / 4
=549 / 502*365 / 4
=99.79

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


Explanation

An increase of Days Inventory may indicate the company's sales slowed.

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

Agilent Technologies Inc's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=549/1044*365 / 4
=47.98

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

Agilent Technologies Inc's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as

3. 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.

Agilent Technologies Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as

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


Be Aware

A lot of business are seasonable. It makes more sense to compare Days Inventory from the same period in the previous year instead of from the previous quarter.


Related Terms

Cost of Goods Sold, Inventory, 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.

Agilent Technologies Inc Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15Oct16
DaysInventory 94.5691.2599.8892.0595.45107.23191.04144.45101.9097.76

Agilent Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
DaysInventory 197.89135.34100.86105.42100.2799.10101.75103.4799.7993.87
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