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Costco Wholesale Corp  (NAS:COST) Days Inventory: 34.99 (As of Feb. 2019)

Costco Wholesale Corp's Total Inventories for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was $11,781 Mil. Costco Wholesale Corp's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was $30,720 Mil. Hence, Costco Wholesale Corp's days inventory for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was 34.99.

NAS:COST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.82   Max: 31.84
Current: 31.84

28.82
31.84

During the past 13 years, Costco Wholesale Corp's highest Days Inventory was 31.84. The lowest was 28.82. And the median was 30.45.

NAS:COST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 366 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 39.43 vs. NAS:COST: 31.84 )

Costco Wholesale Corp's days inventory increased from Feb. 2018 (34.75) to Feb. 2019 (34.99). It might indicate that Costco Wholesale Corp'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. Costco Wholesale Corp's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was 2.61.

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. Costco Wholesale Corp's Inventory-to-Revenue for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was 0.33.


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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Costco Wholesale Corp Annual Data

Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
Days Inventory Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 30.31 31.36 31.71 30.67 30.93

Costco Wholesale Corp Quarterly Data

May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19
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 34.75 34.54 25.56 34.63 34.99

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.


Costco Wholesale Corp Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale Corp's Days Inventory falls into.



Calculation

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

Costco Wholesale Corp's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2018 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Aug. 2018 )
=Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (A: Aug. 2017 ) + Total Inventories (A: Aug. 2018 )) / 2 ) / Cost of Goods Sold (A: Aug. 2018 )*Days in Period
=( (9834 + 11040) / 2 ) / 123152*365
=10437 / 123152*365
=30.93

Costco Wholesale Corp's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Feb. 2019 )
=Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (Q: Nov. 2018 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Feb. 2019 )) / 2 ) / Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Feb. 2019 )*Days in Period
=( (12205 + 11356) / 2 ) / 30720*365 / 4
=11780.5 / 30720*365 / 4
=34.99

* 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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