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Sysco Corp (NYSE:SYY)
Days Inventory
23.37 (As of Jun. 2014)

Sysco Corp's inventory for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $2,602 Mil. Sysco Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $10,131 Mil. Hence, Sysco Corp's days inventory for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 23.37.

Sysco Corp's days inventory increased from Jun. 2013 (22.88) to Jun. 2014 (23.37). It might indicate that Sysco Corp's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Sysco Corp's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 19.27.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Sysco Corp's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 3.89.

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. Sysco Corp's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 0.21.


Definition

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

Sysco Corp's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=2602.018/38335.677*365
=24.77

Sysco Corp's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Inventory/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=2602.018/10131.136*91
=23.37

* 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).

Sysco Corp's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=2602.018/12286.992*91
=19.27

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

Sysco Corp's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Jun. 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.

Sysco Corp's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Inventory / Revenue
=2602.018 / 12286.992
=0.21

* 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.

Sysco Corp Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
DaysInventory 21.8422.2922.1222.1020.2121.5123.6522.9224.0224.77

Sysco Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
DaysInventory 23.7221.9523.8225.0624.4422.8823.9624.6024.7823.37
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