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PSS World Medical, Inc. (NAS:PSSI)
Days Inventory
54.10 (As of Sep. 2012)

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s inventory for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was $166 Mil. PSS World Medical, Inc.'s cost of goods sold for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was $279 Mil. Hence, PSS World Medical, Inc.'s days inventory for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was 54.10.

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s days inventory increased from Mar. 2012 (53.54) to Sep. 2012 (54.10). It might indicate that PSS World Medical, Inc.'s sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). PSS World Medical, Inc.'s days sales of inventory (DSI) for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was 35.82.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. PSS World Medical, Inc.'s inventory turnover for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was 1.68.

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. PSS World Medical, Inc.'s inventory to revenue ratio for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was 0.39.


Definition

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

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2012 is calculated as

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=213.586/1427.799*365
=54.60

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2012 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=165.629/278.622*91
=54.10

* 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).

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s Days Sales of Inventory for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=165.629/420.798*91
=35.82

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

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s Inventory Turnover for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 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.

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s Inventory to Revenue for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Inventory / Revenue
=165.629 / 420.798
=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.

PSS World Medical, Inc. Annual Data

Mar03Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12
DaysInventory 34.5737.7946.6054.9551.1953.0155.2855.9755.6354.60

PSS World Medical, Inc. Semi-Annual Data

Jun10Sep10Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12
DaysInventory 59.7959.2762.0751.5057.4158.8666.3353.5458.1254.10
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