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Lowe's Companies Inc  (NYSE:LOW) Days Inventory: 84.17 (As of Jul. 2017)

Lowe's Companies Inc's Total Inventories for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was $11,831 Mil. Lowe's Companies Inc's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was $12,825 Mil. Hence, Lowe's Companies Inc's days inventory for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was 84.17.

NYSE:LOW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 85.33   Max: 97.66
Current: 92.68

85.33
97.66

During the past 13 years, Lowe's Companies Inc's highest Days Inventory was 97.66. The lowest was 85.33. And the median was 91.79.

NYSE:LOW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 919 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 89.91 vs. NYSE:LOW: 92.68 )

Lowe's Companies Inc's days inventory increased from Jul. 2016 (82.54) to Jul. 2017 (84.17). It might indicate that Lowe's Companies Inc's sales slowed down.

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

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Lowe's Companies Inc's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was 1.08.

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. Lowe's Companies Inc's Inventory-to-Revenue for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was 0.61.


Historical Data

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

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Lowe's Companies Inc Annual Data

Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17
Days Inventory Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 93.22 92.59 89.78 87.06 85.42

Lowe's Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17
Days Inventory Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 95.36 94.53 93.69 84.17 98.21

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

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

Lowe's Companies Inc's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Jan. 2017 )
=Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (A: Jan. 2016 ) + Total Inventories (A: Jan. 2017 )) / 2 ) / Cost of Goods Sold (A: Jan. 2017 )*Days in Period
=( (9458 + 10458) / 2 ) / 42553*365
=9958 / 42553*365
=85.42

Lowe's Companies Inc's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Jul. 2017 )
=Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (Q: Apr. 2017 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Jul. 2017 )) / 2 ) / Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Jul. 2017 )*Days in Period
=( (12254 + 11407) / 2 ) / 12825*365 / 4
=11830.5 / 12825*365 / 4
=84.17

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


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