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Toro Co (NYSE:TTC)
Inventory Turnover
1.23 (As of Jul. 2014)

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. It is calculated as cost of goods sold divided by average inventory. Toro Co's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $365 Mil. Toro Co's average inventory for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 was $298 Mil. Toro Co's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 was 1.23.

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Toro Co's days inventory for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was 74.23.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Toro Co's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was 47.80.

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. Toro Co's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 was 0.53.


Definition

Toro Co's Inventory Turnover for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover (A: Apr. 2014 )
=Cost of Goods Sold (A: Apr. 2014 )/( (Inventory (A: Jul. 2095 )+Inventory (A: Apr. 2014 ))/ 2 )
=1348.562/( (123.7+0)/ 2 )
=1348.562/61.85
=21.80

Toro Co's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover (Q: Jul. 2014 )
=Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Jul. 2014 )/( (Inventory (Q: Apr. 2014 )+Inventory (Q: Jul. 2014 ))/ 2 )
=365.46/( (302.477+293.761)/ 2 )
=365.46/298.119
=1.23

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. A higher inventory turnover means the company has light inventory. Therefore the company spends less money on storage, write downs, and obsolete inventory. If the inventory is too light, it may affect sales because the company may not have enough to meet demand.

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

Toro Co's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Average Inventory (Q: Jul. 2014 )/Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Jul. 2014 )*Days in Period
=298.119/365.46*91
=74.23

2. Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI).

Toro Co's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales of Inventory=Average Inventory (Q: Jul. 2014 )/Revenue (Q: Jul. 2014 )*Days in Period
=298.119/567.54*91
=47.80

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.

Toro Co's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as

Inventory to Revenue=Average Inventory (Q: Jul. 2014 ) / Revenue (Q: Jul. 2014 )
=298.119 / 567.54
=0.53

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Be Aware

Usually retailers pile up their inventories at holiday seasons to meet the stronger demand. Therefore, the inventory of a particular quarter of a year should not be used to calculate inventory turnover. An average inventory is a better indication.


Related Terms

Inventory, Cost of Goods Sold, Days Inventory, Revenue, Inventory to Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Toro Co Annual Data

Jul95Apr14
Inventory Turnover 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0021.80

Toro Co Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Inventory Turnover 1.741.340.930.951.401.171.021.041.581.23
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