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Caterpillar Days Inventory

: 139.74 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Days Inventory is also known as Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Caterpillar's Average Total Inventories for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $15,460 Mil. Caterpillar's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was $10,095 Mil. Hence, Caterpillar's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was 139.74.

The historical rank and industry rank for Caterpillar's Days Inventory or its related term are showing as below:

CAT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 104.25   Med: 115.73   Max: 139.43
Current: 134.85

During the past 13 years, Caterpillar's highest Days Inventory was 139.43. The lowest was 104.25. And the median was 115.73.

CAT's Days Inventory is ranked worse than
60.96% of 187 companies
in the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry
Industry Median: 116.24 vs CAT: 134.85

Caterpillar's Days Inventory increased from Jun. 2021 (125.87) to Jun. 2022 (139.74). It might indicate that Caterpillar's sales slowed down.

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Caterpillar's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.65.

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. Caterpillar's Inventory-to-Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 was 1.09.


Caterpillar Days Inventory Historical Data

The historical data trend for Caterpillar's Days Inventory can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Caterpillar Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Days Inventory
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 106.57 104.25 111.28 139.43 129.08

Caterpillar Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
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 125.87 137.68 125.07 137.26 139.74

Competitive Comparison

For the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery subindustry, Caterpillar's Days Inventory, along with its competitors' market caps and Days Inventory data, can be viewed below:

* 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. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Caterpillar Days Inventory Distribution

For the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry and Industrials sector, Caterpillar's Days Inventory distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Caterpillar's Days Inventory falls into.



Caterpillar Days Inventory Calculation

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

Caterpillar's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Dec. 2021 )
=Average Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (A: Dec. 2020 ) + Total Inventories (A: Dec. 2021 )) / count ) / Cost of Goods Sold (A: Dec. 2021 )*Days in Period
=( (11402 + 14038) / 2 ) / 35968*365
=12720 / 35968*365
=129.08

Caterpillar's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=Average Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (Q: Mar. 2022 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Jun. 2022 )) / count ) / Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Jun. 2022 )*Days in Period
=( (15038 + 15881) / 2 ) / 10095*365 / 4
=15459.5 / 10095*365 / 4
=139.74

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Caterpillar  (NYSE:CAT) Days Inventory Explanation

Days Inventory indicates the liquidity of the inventory. Generally, a lower Days Inventory is preferred as it indicates a shorter duration to clear off the inventory. An increase of the ratio may indicate the company's sales slowed. Similar ratios related to Days Inventory are:

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

Caterpillar's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

2. 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.

Caterpillar's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

A lot of business are seasonable. It makes more sense to compare Days Inventory from the same period in the previous year instead of from the previous quarter.


Caterpillar Days Inventory Related Terms

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Caterpillar Business Description

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510 Lake Cook Road, Suite 100, Deerfield, IL, USA, 60015
Caterpillar is an iconic manufacturer of heavy equipment, power solutions, and locomotives. It is currently the world's largest manufacturer of heavy equipment with over 13% market share in 2021. The company is divided into four reportable segments: construction industries, resource industries, energy and transportation, and Caterpillar Financial Services. Its products are available through a dealer network that covers the globe with over 2,000 branches maintained by 168 dealers. Caterpillar Financial Services provides retail financing for machinery and engines to its customers, in addition to wholesale financing for dealers, which increases the likelihood of Caterpillar product sales.
Executives
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Maclennan David director 14701 CHARLSON ROAD EDEN PRAIRIE MN 55347
Johnson Gerald director 300 RENAISSANCE CENTER M/C: 482-C23-A68 DETROIT MI 48265
Fassino Anthony D. officer: Group President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
Marvel Gary Michael officer: Chief Accounting Officer 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
Ainsworth William P officer: Group President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD X1 60015
Bonfield Andrew R J officer: Chief Financial Officer C/O BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB CO 345 PARK AVE NEW YORK NY 10164
Younessi Ramin officer: Group President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
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Long Suzette M officer: Int. Executive Vice President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFILED IL 60015
De Lange Bob officer: Group President 510 LAKE COOK ROAD SUITE 100 DEERFIELD IL 60015
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