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Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ)
Days Inventory
26.97 (As of Oct. 2014)

Hewlett-Packard Co's average inventory for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $6,332 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $21,425 Mil. Hence, Hewlett-Packard Co's days inventory for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 26.97.

Hewlett-Packard Co's days inventory increased from Oct. 2013 (25.59) to Oct. 2014 (26.97). It might indicate that Hewlett-Packard Co's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Hewlett-Packard Co's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 20.34.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Hewlett-Packard Co's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 3.38.

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. Hewlett-Packard Co's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 0.22.


Definition

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

Hewlett-Packard Co's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Days Inventory
=( (Inventory (A: Oct. 2013 )+Inventory (A: Oct. 2014 ))/ 2 )/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (6046+6415)/ 2 )/84839*365
=6230.5/84839*365
=26.81

Hewlett-Packard Co's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Inventory
=( (Inventory (Q: Jul. 2014 )+Inventory (Q: Oct. 2014 ))/ 2 )/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (6249+6415)/ 2 )/21425*365 / 4
=6332/21425*365 / 4
=26.97

* 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).

Hewlett-Packard Co's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=6332/28406*365 / 4
=20.34

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

Hewlett-Packard Co's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Oct. 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

* 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co Annual Data

Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
DaysInventory 38.3138.4536.7632.3729.2123.9826.1427.2726.1226.81

Hewlett-Packard Co Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
DaysInventory 29.1927.3426.2826.8127.4325.5925.2926.1026.3026.97
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