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BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE:BHP)
Days Inventory
0.00 (As of Dec. 2013)

BHP Billiton Ltd's inventory for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$5,917 Mil. BHP Billiton Ltd's cost of goods sold for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$0 Mil.

BHP Billiton Ltd's days inventory stayed the same from Dec. 2012 (0.00) to Dec. 2013 (0.00).

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). BHP Billiton Ltd's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was 15.86.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. BHP Billiton Ltd's inventory turnover for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.00.

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. BHP Billiton Ltd's inventory to revenue ratio for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was 0.17.

Definition

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

BHP Billiton Ltd's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2013 is calculated as

 Days Inventory = Inventory / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 5822 / 25129 * 365 = 84.56

BHP Billiton Ltd's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory = Inventory / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 5917 / 0 * 91 =

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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).

BHP Billiton Ltd's Days Sales of Inventory for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Inventory / Revenue * Days in Period = 5917 / 33948 * 91 = 15.86

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

BHP Billiton Ltd's Inventory Turnover for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold / Average Inventory = 0 / 5917 = 0.00

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.

BHP Billiton Ltd's Inventory to Revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue = Inventory / Revenue = 5917 / 33948 = 0.17

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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.

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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.

BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

 Jun04 Jun05 Jun06 Jun07 Jun08 Jun09 Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 DaysInventory 51.52 62.18 94.14 104.91 124.28 146.63 305.59 96.75 85.30 84.56

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

 Jun09 Dec09 Jun10 Dec10 Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 DaysInventory 36.56 0.00 76.19 0.00 24.12 0.00 21.27 0.00 21.08 0.00
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