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LKQ Corp (NAS:LKQ)
Days Inventory
132.96 (As of Dec. 2016)

LKQ Corp's average inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,924 Mil. LKQ Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,320 Mil. Hence, LKQ Corp's days inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 132.96.

LKQ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 111.54   Max: 130.7
Current: 120.19

111.54
130.7

During the past 13 years, LKQ Corp's highest Days Inventory was 130.70. The lowest was 111.54. And the median was 120.16.

LKQ's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 54.90 vs. LKQ: 120.19 )

LKQ Corp's days inventory increased from Dec. 2015 (131.08) to Dec. 2016 (132.96). It might indicate that LKQ Corp's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). LKQ Corp's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 81.64.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. LKQ Corp's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.69.

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. LKQ Corp's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.89.


Definition

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

LKQ Corp's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Dec. 2016 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (A: Dec. 2015 ) + Inventory (A: Dec. 2016 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Dec. 2016 )*Days in Period
=( (1556.552 + 1935.237) / 2 ) / 5232.328*365
=1745.8945 / 5232.328*365
=121.79

LKQ Corp's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Dec. 2016 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (Q: Sep. 2016 ) + Inventory (Q: Dec. 2016 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Dec. 2016 )*Days in Period
=( (1912.568 + 1935.237) / 2 ) / 1320.4*365 / 4
=1923.9025 / 1320.4*365 / 4
=132.96

* 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).

LKQ Corp's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=1923.9025/2150.406*365 / 4
=81.64

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

LKQ Corp's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

LKQ Corp's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Average Inventory / Revenue
=1923.9025 / 2150.406
=0.89

* 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.

LKQ Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysInventory 130.70111.54116.69116.47119.49124.59120.83112.09125.20121.79

LKQ Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysInventory 116.07124.19118.56113.04116.90131.08131.23109.63115.41132.96
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