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MWI Veterinary Supply Inc (NAS:MWIV)
Inventory to Revenue
0.51 (As of Sep. 2014)

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. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's average inventory for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was \$402 Mil. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was \$794 Mil. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.51.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 stayed the same from Jun. 2014 (0.51) to Jun. 2014 (0.51)

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's days inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 52.42.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 46.23.

Inventory turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's inventory turnover for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was 1.74.

Definition

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.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue (A: Sep. 2014 ) = Average Inventory / Revenue = ( (Inventory (A: Sep. 2013 ) + Inventory (A: Sep. 2014 )) / 2 ) / Revenue (A: Sep. 2014 ) = ( (326.093 + 430.499) / 2 ) / 2981.038 = 378.296 / 2981.038 = 0.13

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue (Q: Sep. 2014 ) = Average Inventory / Revenue = ( (Inventory (Q: Jun. 2014 ) + Inventory (Q: Sep. 2014 )) / 2 ) / Revenue (Q: Sep. 2014 ) = ( (374.141 + 430.499) / 2 ) / 794.059 = 402.32 / 794.059 = 0.51

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

Explanation

An increase in inventory to revenue ratio from one quarter to the next indicates that one of the following is happening:

1. investment in inventory is growing more rapidly than revenue
2. revenue are dropping
No matter which situation is causing the problem, an increase in the inventory to revenue ratio may signal an oncoming cash flow problem.

Likewise, a decrease in the inventory to revenue ratio from one quarter to next indicates that one of these is occurring:

1. investment in inventory is shrinking in relation to revenue
2. revenue are increasing
No matter which situation is causing the reduction in the inventory to revenue ratio, either one suggests that business's inventory levels and its cash flow are effectively managed.

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

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory = Average Inventory (Q: Sep. 2014 ) / Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Sep. 2014 ) * Days in Period = 402.32 / 700.369 * 365 / 4 = 52.42

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

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 is

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Average Inventory (Q: Sep. 2014 ) / Revenue (Q: Sep. 2014 ) * Days in Period = 402.32 / 794.059 * 365 / 4 = 46.23

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

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Sep. 2014 ) / Average Inventory (Q: Sep. 2014 ) = 700.369 / 402.32 = 1.74

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

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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.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc Annual Data

 Sep05 Sep06 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 inventory2rev 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.13 0.13 0.12 0.11 0.10 0.12 0.13

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 inventory2rev 0.43 0.45 0.46 0.48 0.46 0.50 0.53 0.57 0.51 0.51
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