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Dollar General Days Inventory

: 76.30 (As of Oct. 2020)
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Dollar General's Total Inventories for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $4,708 Mil. Dollar General's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $5,631 Mil. Hence, Dollar General's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was 76.30.

NYSE:DG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.68   Med: 75.44   Max: 83.12
Current: 74.52

67.68
83.12

During the past 13 years, Dollar General's highest Days Inventory was 83.12. The lowest was 67.68. And the median was 75.44.

NYSE:DG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 282 Companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry.

( Industry Median: 36.03 vs. NYSE:DG: 74.52 )

Dollar General's Days Inventory declined from Oct. 2019 (82.58) to Oct. 2020 (76.30).

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. Dollar General's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was 1.20.

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. Dollar General's Inventory-to-Revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was 0.57.


Dollar General Days Inventory 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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Dollar General Annual Data
Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Days Inventory Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 76.01 76.02 77.13 78.91 83.12

Dollar General Quarterly Data
Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20
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 82.58 85.68 68.48 66.10 76.30

Competitive Comparison
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Dollar General Days Inventory Distribution

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



Dollar General Days Inventory Calculation

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

Dollar General's Days Inventory for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2020 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Jan. 2020 )
=Average Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (A: Jan. 2019 ) + Total Inventories (A: Jan. 2020 )) / count ) / Cost of Goods Sold (A: Jan. 2020 )*Days in Period
=( (4097.004 + 4676.848) / 2 ) / 19264.912*365
=4386.926 / 19264.912*365
=83.12

Dollar General's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Oct. 2020 )
=Average Total Inventories / Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=( (Total Inventories (Q: Jul. 2020 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Oct. 2020 )) / count ) / Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Oct. 2020 )*Days in Period
=( (4391.157 + 5025.81) / 2 ) / 5631.385*365 / 4
=4708.4835 / 5631.385*365 / 4
=76.30

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


Dollar General  (NYSE:DG) Days Inventory Explanation

An increase of Days Inventory may indicate the company's sales slowed.

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

Dollar General's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Total Inventories/Revenue*Days in Period
=4708.4835/8199.625*365 / 4
=52.40

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

Dollar General's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as

3. 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.

Dollar General's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as

Inventory-to-Revenue=Total Inventories / Revenue
=4708.4835 / 8199.625
=0.57

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


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