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Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC)
Days Inventory
63.73 (As of Jan. 2014)

Brady Corporation's inventory for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $104 Mil. Brady Corporation's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $149 Mil. Hence, Brady Corporation's days inventory for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 63.73.

Brady Corporation's days inventory declined from Jan. 2013 (86.84) to Jan. 2014 (63.73).

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Brady Corporation's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 32.54.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Brady Corporation's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 1.43.

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. Brady Corporation's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 0.36.


Definition

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

Brady Corporation's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=94.707/546.029*365
=63.31

Brady Corporation's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=104.116/148.658*91
=63.73

* 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).

Brady Corporation's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=104.116/291.194*91
=32.54

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

Brady Corporation's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 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.

Brady Corporation's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Inventory / Revenue
=104.116 / 291.194
=0.36

* 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.


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 own currency.

Brady Corporation Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
DaysInventory 59.2967.3881.4372.3163.0954.2554.3580.6755.9963.31

Brady Corporation Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
DaysInventory 54.9360.9956.2857.3658.1386.8462.0760.6364.0863.73
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