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Tesco PLC (OTCPK:TSCDY)
Days Inventory
10.86 (As of Feb. 2014)

Tesco PLC's inventory for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was \$5,940 Mil. Tesco PLC's cost of goods sold for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was \$49,792 Mil. Hence, Tesco PLC's days inventory for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was 10.86.

Tesco PLC's days inventory declined from Feb. 2013 (11.23) to Feb. 2014 (10.86).

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Tesco PLC's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was 10.28.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Tesco PLC's inventory turnover for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was 8.38.

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. Tesco PLC's inventory to revenue ratio for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 was 0.11.

Definition

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

Tesco PLC'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 = 5940.19933555 / 98915.282392 * 365 = 21.92

Tesco PLC's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory = Inventory / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 5940.19933555 / 49792.358804 * 91 = 10.86

* 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).

Tesco PLC's Days Sales of Inventory for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Inventory / Revenue * Days in Period = 5940.19933555 / 52563.1229236 * 91 = 10.28

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

Tesco PLC's Inventory Turnover for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold / Average Inventory = 49792.358804 / 5940.19933555 = 8.38

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.

Tesco PLC's Inventory to Revenue for the six months ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue = Inventory / Revenue = 5940.19933555 / 52563.1229236 = 0.11

* 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.

Tesco PLC Annual Data

 Feb05 Feb06 Feb07 Feb08 Feb09 Feb10 Feb11 Feb12 Feb13 Feb14 DaysInventory 15.30 14.67 17.89 20.31 19.60 19.04 20.86 22.44 23.06 21.92

Tesco PLC Semi-Annual Data

 Aug09 Feb10 Aug10 Feb11 Aug11 Feb12 Aug12 Feb13 Aug13 Feb14 DaysInventory 9.14 9.35 9.85 10.22 11.26 11.22 11.30 11.23 11.27 10.86
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