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Symantec Corp (NAS:SYMC)
Inventory-to-Revenue
0.00 (As of Dec. 2016)

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. Symantec Corp's average inventory for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was \$0 Mil. Symantec Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$1,041 Mil. Symantec Corp's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.00.

Symantec Corp's inventory to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 stayed the same from Sep. 2016 (0.00) to Sep. 2016 (0.00)

Days inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Symantec Corp's days inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.00.

Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Symantec Corp's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 0.00.

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

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.

Symantec Corp's Inventory to Revenue for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue (A: Mar. 2016 ) = Average Inventory / Revenue = ( (Inventory (A: Mar. 2015 ) + Inventory (A: Mar. 2016 )) / 2 ) / Revenue (A: Mar. 2016 ) = ( (0 + 0) / 2 ) / 3600 = 0 / 3600 = 0.00

Symantec Corp's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Inventory to Revenue (Q: Dec. 2016 ) = Average Inventory / Revenue = ( (Inventory (Q: Sep. 2016 ) + Inventory (Q: Dec. 2016 )) / 2 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2016 ) = ( (0 + 0) / 2 ) / 1041 = 0 / 1041 = 0.00

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.

More Related Terms:

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

Symantec Corp's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

 Days Inventory = Average Inventory (Q: Dec. 2016 ) / Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Dec. 2016 ) * Days in Period = 0 / 235 * 365 / 4 = 0.00

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

Symantec Corp's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 is

 Days Sales of Inventory (DSI) = Average Inventory (Q: Dec. 2016 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2016 ) * Days in Period = 0 / 1041 * 365 / 4 = 0.00

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

Symantec Corp's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Inventory Turnover = Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Dec. 2016 ) / Average Inventory (Q: Dec. 2016 ) = 235 / 0 =

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Related Terms

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Symantec Corp Annual Data

 Mar07 Mar08 Mar09 Mar10 Mar11 Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 inventory2rev 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 inventory2rev 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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