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Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Days Inventory
64.44 (As of Apr. 2014)

Brady Corp's inventory for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $109 Mil. Brady Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $154 Mil. Hence, Brady Corp's days inventory for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was 64.44.

Brady Corp's days inventory increased from Apr. 2013 (63.35) to Apr. 2014 (64.44). It might indicate that Brady Corp's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Brady Corp's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was 32.15.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Brady Corp's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was 1.41.

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 Corp's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was 0.35.


Definition

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

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

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=109.369/154.457*91
=64.44

* 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 Corp's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=109.369/309.577*91
=32.15

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

Brady Corp's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Apr. 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 Corp's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Inventory / Revenue
=109.369 / 309.577
=0.35

* 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 Corp Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
DaysInventory 59.2967.3881.4372.3163.0954.2554.3580.6780.3963.31

Brady Corp Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
DaysInventory 60.9978.1085.9082.8986.8463.3557.3464.0863.7364.44
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