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SUPERVALU Inc (NYSE:SVU)
Days Inventory
18.60 (As of May. 2014)

SUPERVALU Inc's inventory for the three months ended in May. 2014 was \$916 Mil. SUPERVALU Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in May. 2014 was \$4,482 Mil. Hence, SUPERVALU Inc's days inventory for the three months ended in May. 2014 was 18.60.

SUPERVALU Inc's days inventory increased from May. 2013 (18.38) to May. 2014 (18.60). It might indicate that SUPERVALU Inc's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). SUPERVALU Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in May. 2014 was 15.93.

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 May. 2014 was 4.89.

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 May. 2014 was 0.18.

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. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Inventory = Inventory / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 861 / 14623 * 365 = 21.49

SUPERVALU Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in May. 2014 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory = Inventory / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 916 / 4482 * 91 = 18.60

* 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 May. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Inventory / Revenue * Days in Period = 916 / 5234 * 91 = 15.93

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 May. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold / Average Inventory = 4482 / 916 = 4.89

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 May. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue = Inventory / Revenue = 916 / 5234 = 0.18

* 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.

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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

 Feb05 Feb06 Feb07 Feb08 Feb09 Feb10 Feb11 Feb12 Feb13 Feb14 DaysInventory 22.58 20.51 34.28 29.85 28.70 27.19 55.40 22.20 21.06 21.49

SUPERVALU Inc Quarterly Data

 Feb12 May12 Aug12 Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 DaysInventory 0.00 43.99 58.44 62.08 23.25 18.38 25.62 27.75 23.30 18.60
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