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Genuine Parts Co (NYSE:GPC)
Days Inventory
103.27 (As of Sep. 2016)

Genuine Parts Co's average inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $3,104 Mil. Genuine Parts Co's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $2,743 Mil. Hence, Genuine Parts Co's days inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 103.27.

GPC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 96.16   Max: 117.33
Current: 104.27

96.16
117.33

During the past 13 years, Genuine Parts Co's highest Days Inventory was 117.33. The lowest was 96.16. And the median was 102.79.

GPC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.52 vs. GPC: 104.27 )

Genuine Parts Co's days inventory increased from Sep. 2015 (99.33) to Sep. 2016 (103.27). It might indicate that Genuine Parts Co's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Genuine Parts Co's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 71.87.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Genuine Parts Co's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.88.

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. Genuine Parts Co's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 0.79.


Definition

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

Genuine Parts Co'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
=( (3043.848 + 2999.966) / 2 ) / 10724.192*365
=3021.907 / 10724.192*365
=102.85

Genuine Parts Co's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Sep. 2016 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (Q: Jun. 2016 ) + Inventory (Q: Sep. 2016 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Sep. 2016 )*Days in Period
=( (3062.673 + 3146.157) / 2 ) / 2743.142*365 / 4
=3104.415 / 2743.142*365 / 4
=103.27

* 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).

Genuine Parts Co's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=3104.415/3941.743*365 / 4
=71.87

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

Genuine Parts Co's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Genuine Parts Co's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Average Inventory / Revenue
=3104.415 / 3941.743
=0.79

* 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.


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 local exchange's currency.

Genuine Parts Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysInventory 113.14109.42109.66117.33101.8496.1699.64102.72101.71102.85

Genuine Parts Co Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysInventory 99.6697.70103.29105.2599.6599.33105.28106.04102.41103.27
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