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Cintas Corporation (NAS:CTAS)
Days Inventory
35.80 (As of Feb. 2014)

Cintas Corporation's inventory for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was $256 Mil. Cintas Corporation's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was $651 Mil. Hence, Cintas Corporation's days inventory for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was 35.80.

Cintas Corporation's days inventory increased from Feb. 2013 (35.46) to Feb. 2014 (35.80). It might indicate that Cintas Corporation's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Cintas Corporation's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was 20.62.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Cintas Corporation's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was 2.54.

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. Cintas Corporation's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was 0.23.


Definition

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

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

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=240.44/2529.404*365
=34.70

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

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=256.132/651.112*91
=35.80

* 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).

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

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=256.132/1130.237*91
=20.62

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

Cintas Corporation's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Feb. 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.

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

Inventory to Revenue=Inventory / Revenue
=256.132 / 1130.237
=0.23

* 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.

Cintas Corporation Annual Data

May04May05May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13
DaysInventory 42.3244.8237.0839.7938.6133.2130.1841.4038.8034.70

Cintas Corporation Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
DaysInventory 44.4642.790.0036.3334.2135.4633.0634.1434.0535.80
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