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Empire District Electric Co (NYSE:EDE)
Days Inventory
74.31 (As of Mar. 2016)

Empire District Electric Co's average inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $59.6 Mil. Empire District Electric Co's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $73.2 Mil. Hence, Empire District Electric Co's days inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 74.31.

EDE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.54   Max: 91.71
Current: 69.23

53.54
91.71

During the past 13 years, Empire District Electric Co's highest Days Inventory was 91.71. The lowest was 53.54. And the median was 68.14.

EDE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.61 vs. EDE: 69.23 )

Empire District Electric Co's days inventory increased from Mar. 2015 (58.46) to Mar. 2016 (74.31). It might indicate that Empire District Electric Co's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Empire District Electric Co's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 35.97.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Empire District Electric Co's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 1.23.

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. Empire District Electric Co's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.39.


Definition

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

Empire District Electric Co'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
=( (48.811 + 57.799) / 2 ) / 352.802*365
=53.305 / 352.802*365
=55.15

Empire District Electric Co'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
=( (60.95 + 58.349) / 2 ) / 73.246*365 / 4
=59.6495 / 73.246*365 / 4
=74.31

* 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).

Empire District Electric Co'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
=59.6495/151.315*365 / 4
=35.97

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

Empire District Electric Co'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.

Empire District Electric Co's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Average Inventory / Revenue
=59.6495 / 151.315
=0.39

* 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.

Empire District Electric Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysInventory 89.2391.7187.7358.1253.5463.7877.5965.9055.1561.67

Empire District Electric Co Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysInventory 59.4043.1950.3055.1460.9258.4675.7162.1068.4874.31
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