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SUPERVALU Inc (NYSE:SVU)
Days Inventory
27.75 (As of Nov. 2013)

SUPERVALU Inc's inventory for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was $1,050 Mil. SUPERVALU Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was $3,443 Mil. Hence, SUPERVALU Inc's days inventory for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was 27.75.

SUPERVALU Inc's days inventory declined from Nov. 2012 (62.08) to Nov. 2013 (27.75).

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). SUPERVALU Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was 23.82.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. SUPERVALU Inc's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was 3.28.

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. SUPERVALU Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was 0.26.


Definition

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

SUPERVALU Inc's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2013 is calculated as

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=854/14803*365
=21.06

SUPERVALU Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=1050/3443*91
=27.75

* 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).

SUPERVALU Inc's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=1050/4012*91
=23.82

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

SUPERVALU Inc's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 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.

SUPERVALU Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Inventory / Revenue
=1050 / 4012
=0.26

* 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.

SUPERVALU Inc Annual Data

Feb04Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13
DaysInventory 22.6622.5820.5134.2829.8528.7027.1955.4022.2021.06

SUPERVALU Inc Quarterly Data

Aug11Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13
DaysInventory 32.9836.520.0043.9958.4462.0823.2518.3825.6227.75
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