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Cambrex Corp (NYSE:CBM)
Days Inventory
197.34 (As of Mar. 2016)

Cambrex Corp's average inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $120.8 Mil. Cambrex Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $55.8 Mil. Hence, Cambrex Corp's days inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 197.34.

CBM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86.7   Max: 139.21
Current: 168.04

86.7
139.21

During the past 13 years, Cambrex Corp's highest Days Inventory was 139.21. The lowest was 86.70. And the median was 130.66.

CBM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
64% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 128.00 vs. CBM: 168.04 )

Cambrex Corp's days inventory increased from Mar. 2015 (182.09) to Mar. 2016 (197.34). It might indicate that Cambrex Corp's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Cambrex Corp's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 116.31.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Cambrex Corp's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.46.

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. Cambrex Corp's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 1.27.


Definition

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

Cambrex Corp's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Dec. 2015 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (A: Dec. 2014 ) + Inventory (A: Dec. 2015 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Dec. 2015 )*Days in Period
=( (85.63 + 109.92) / 2 ) / 256.361*365
=97.775 / 256.361*365
=139.21

Cambrex Corp's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (Q: Dec. 2015 ) + Inventory (Q: Mar. 2016 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Mar. 2016 )*Days in Period
=( (109.92 + 131.607) / 2 ) / 55.842*365 / 4
=120.7635 / 55.842*365 / 4
=197.34

* 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).

Cambrex Corp's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=120.7635/94.741*365 / 4
=116.31

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

Cambrex Corp's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

Cambrex Corp's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Average Inventory / Revenue
=120.7635 / 94.741
=1.27

* 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.

Cambrex Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysInventory 86.70130.51127.47132.76136.51124.14130.80136.65127.77139.21

Cambrex Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysInventory 126.36173.84142.76176.32101.69182.09176.50205.36122.16197.34
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