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Office Depot Inc (NAS:ODP)
Days Inventory
47.86 (As of Sep. 2014)

Office Depot Inc's average inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $1,617 Mil. Office Depot Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $3,082 Mil. Hence, Office Depot Inc's days inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 47.86.

Office Depot Inc's days inventory declined from Sep. 2013 (48.82) to Sep. 2014 (47.86).

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Office Depot Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 36.25.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Office Depot Inc's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.91.

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. Office Depot Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.40.


Definition

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

Office Depot Inc's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Dec. 2013 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (A: Dec. 2012 ) + Inventory (A: Dec. 2013 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Dec. 2013 )*Days in Period
=( (1051 + 1812) / 2 ) / 8616*365
=1431.5 / 8616*365
=60.64

Office Depot Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Sep. 2014 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (Q: Jun. 2014 ) + Inventory (Q: Sep. 2014 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Sep. 2014 )*Days in Period
=( (1653 + 1580) / 2 ) / 3082*365 / 4
=1616.5 / 3082*365 / 4
=47.86

* 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).

Office Depot Inc's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=1616.5/4069*365 / 4
=36.25

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

Office Depot Inc's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Office Depot Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 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.

Office Depot Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysInventory 53.8251.1151.0753.9253.0553.8954.8353.8849.1660.64

Office Depot Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
DaysInventory 52.7047.8046.5245.7951.2848.8248.1246.8050.3847.86
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