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Days Inventory
52.32 (As of Sep. 2015)

Broadcom Corp's average inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$582 Mil. Broadcom Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$1,015 Mil. Hence, Broadcom Corp's days inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 52.32.

Broadcom Corp's days inventory declined from Sep. 2014 (52.45) to Sep. 2015 (52.32).

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Broadcom Corp's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 24.28.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Broadcom Corp's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 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. Broadcom Corp's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 0.27.

Definition

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

Broadcom Corp's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Inventory (A: Dec. 2014 ) = Average Inventory / COGS * Days in Period = ( (Inventory (A: Dec. 2013 ) + Inventory (A: Dec. 2014 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Dec. 2014 ) * Days in Period = ( (525 + 531) / 2 ) / 4098 * 365 = 528 / 4098 * 365 = 47.03

Broadcom Corp's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory (Q: Sep. 2015 ) = Average Inventory / COGS * Days in Period = ( (Inventory (Q: Jun. 2015 ) + Inventory (Q: Sep. 2015 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Sep. 2015 ) * Days in Period = ( (612 + 552) / 2 ) / 1015 * 365 / 4 = 582 / 1015 * 365 / 4 = 52.32

* 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).

Broadcom Corp's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Average Inventory / Revenue * Days in Period = 582 / 2187 * 365 / 4 = 24.28

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

Broadcom Corp's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold / Average Inventory = 1015 / 582 = 1.74

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.

Broadcom Corp's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue = Average Inventory / Revenue = 582 / 2187 = 0.27

* 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.

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