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Viacom Inc (NAS:VIA)
Days Inventory
44.52 (As of Mar. 2016)

Viacom Inc's average inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $807 Mil. Viacom Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,654 Mil. Hence, Viacom Inc's days inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 44.52.

VIA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.21   Max: 45.08
Current: 45.69

19.21
45.08

During the past 13 years, Viacom Inc's highest Days Inventory was 45.08. The lowest was 19.21. And the median was 36.83.

VIA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
72% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. VIA: 45.69 )

Viacom Inc's days inventory increased from Mar. 2015 (36.77) to Mar. 2016 (44.52). It might indicate that Viacom Inc's sales slowed down.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Viacom Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 24.54.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Viacom Inc's inventory turnover for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 2.05.

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. Viacom Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 0.27.


Definition

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

Viacom Inc's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Sep. 2015 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (A: Sep. 2014 ) + Inventory (A: Sep. 2015 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Sep. 2015 )*Days in Period
=( (846 + 786) / 2 ) / 6868*365
=816 / 6868*365
=43.37

Viacom Inc'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
=( (808 + 806) / 2 ) / 1654*365 / 4
=807 / 1654*365 / 4
=44.52

* 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).

Viacom Inc'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
=807/3001*365 / 4
=24.54

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

Viacom Inc'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.

Viacom Inc'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.

Viacom Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
DaysInventory 34.0233.1533.4039.6420.0319.2143.3243.0045.0843.37

Viacom Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysInventory 46.3742.8741.0235.6648.2436.7759.3338.3245.6544.52
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