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R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co (NAS:RRD)
Days Inventory
26.28 (As of Mar. 2016)

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's average inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $600 Mil. R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $2,082 Mil. Hence, R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's days inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 26.28.

RRD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.92   Max: 30.75
Current: 25.29

21.92
30.75

During the past 13 years, R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's highest Days Inventory was 30.75. The lowest was 21.92. And the median was 26.15.

RRD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. RRD: 25.29 )

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's days inventory increased from Mar. 2015 (24.14) to Mar. 2016 (26.28). It might indicate that R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 20.64.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 3.47.

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. R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.23.


Definition

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

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Dec. 2014 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (A: Dec. 2013 ) + Inventory (A: Dec. 2014 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Dec. 2014 )*Days in Period
=( (501.2 + 586.2) / 2 ) / 9052.8*365
=543.7 / 9052.8*365
=21.92

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Mar. 2016 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (Q: Dec. 2015 ) + Inventory (Q: Mar. 2016 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Mar. 2016 )*Days in Period
=( (592 + 607.3) / 2 ) / 2082.1*365 / 4
=599.65 / 2082.1*365 / 4
=26.28

* 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).

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=599.65/2651.4*365 / 4
=20.64

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

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 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.

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysInventory 26.3925.9129.9030.7526.8024.1723.6222.6521.9224.45

R.R.Donnelley & Sons Co Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysInventory 22.0523.5223.7924.4723.5424.1425.1925.9724.5926.28
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