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Symantec Corp (NAS:SYMC)
Days Inventory
0.00 (As of Mar. 2017)

Symantec Corp's average inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0 Mil. Symantec Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $259 Mil. Hence, Symantec Corp's days inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.00.

During the past 13 years, Symantec Corp's highest Days Inventory was 11.41. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 9.09.

Symantec Corp's days inventory stayed the same from Mar. 2016 (0.00) to Mar. 2017 (0.00).

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

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

Inventory to revenue ratio 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 ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 0.00.


Definition

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 fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Days Inventory (A: Mar. 2017 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (A: Mar. 2016 ) + Inventory (A: Mar. 2017 )) / 2 ) / COGS (A: Mar. 2017 )*Days in Period
=( (0 + 0) / 2 ) / 853*365
=0 / 853*365
=0.00

Symantec Corp's Days Inventory for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Inventory (Q: Mar. 2017 )
=Average Inventory / COGS*Days in Period
=( (Inventory (Q: Dec. 2016 ) + Inventory (Q: Mar. 2017 )) / 2 ) / COGS (Q: Mar. 2017 )*Days in Period
=( (0 + 0) / 2 ) / 259*365 / 4
=0 / 259*365 / 4
=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 of Days Inventory may indicate the company's sales slowed.

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

Symantec Corp's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Average Inventory/Revenue*Days in Period
=0/1115*365 / 4
=

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

Symantec Corp's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 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.

Symantec Corp's Inventory to Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

* 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.


Related Terms

Cost of Goods Sold, Inventory, Revenue, Inventory Turnover, Inventory to Revenue


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

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
DaysInventory 11.419.098.599.619.788.085.540.000.000.00

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysInventory 5.933.110.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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