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Cencosud SA (NYSE:CNCO)
Days Inventory
25.36 (As of Sep. 2014)

Cencosud SA's average inventory for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 was $836 Mil. Cencosud SA's cost of goods sold for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 was $12,031 Mil. Hence, Cencosud SA's days inventory for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 was 12.68.

Cencosud SA's days inventory declined from Dec. 2012 (46.82) to Sep. 2014 (25.36).

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Cencosud SA's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 was 9.07.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Cencosud SA's inventory turnover for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 was 14.39.

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. Cencosud SA's inventory to revenue ratio for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.05.


Definition

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

Cencosud SA's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Dec. 2013 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (A: Dec. 2012 ) + Inventory (A: Dec. 2013 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Dec. 2013 )*Days in Period
=( (1456.3679776 + 1671.8506032) / 2 ) / 11794.4777552*365
=1564.1092904 / 11794.4777552*365
=48.40

Cencosud SA's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (Q: Dec. 2013 ) + Inventory (Q: Sep. 2014 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Sep. 2014 )*Days in Period
=( (1671.8506032 + 0) / 2 ) / 12030.651824*365 / 2
=835.9253016 / 12030.651824*365 / 2
=12.68

* 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).

Cencosud SA's Days Sales of Inventory for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=835.9253016/16820.8325984*365 / 2
=9.07

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

Cencosud SA's Inventory Turnover for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover=Cost of Goods Sold / Average Inventory
=12030.651824 / 835.9253016
=14.39

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.

Cencosud SA's Inventory to Revenue for the six months ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Average Inventory / Revenue
=835.9253016 / 16820.8325984
=0.05

* 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.

Cencosud SA Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysInventory 0.000.000.000.000.000.0040.4644.8846.8248.40

Cencosud SA Semi-Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Sep14
DaysInventory 0.000.000.000.000.0040.4644.8846.8248.4025.36
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