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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Inventory Turnover

: 1.74 (As of Dec. 2023)
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Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. It is calculated as Cost of Goods Sold divided by Total Inventories. Gold Fields's Cost of Goods Sold for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,441 Mil. Gold Fields's Average Total Inventories for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $828 Mil. Gold Fields's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 1.74.

Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Gold Fields's Days Inventory for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 was 104.89.

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. Gold Fields's Inventory-to-Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 0.37.


Gold Fields Inventory Turnover Historical Data

The historical data trend for Gold Fields's Inventory Turnover 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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Gold Fields Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Inventory Turnover
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.36 4.80 4.33 3.92 3.61

Gold Fields Semi-Annual Data
Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21 Jun22 Dec22 Jun23 Dec23
Inventory Turnover 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 2.05 2.17 1.79 1.87 1.74

Gold Fields Inventory Turnover Calculation

Gold Fields's Inventory Turnover for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover (A: Dec. 2023 )
=Cost of Goods Sold / Average Total Inventories
=Cost of Goods Sold (A: Dec. 2023 ) / ((Total Inventories (A: Dec. 2022 ) + Total Inventories (A: Dec. 2023 )) / count )
=2863.4 / ((759 + 827.9) / 2 )
=2863.4 / 793.45
=3.61

Gold Fields's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=Cost of Goods Sold / Average Total Inventories
=Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / ((Total Inventories (Q: Jun. 2023 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2023 )) / count )
=1440.5 / ((0 + 827.9) / 1 )
=1440.5 / 827.9
=1.74

* 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.


Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) Inventory Turnover Explanation

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. A higher Inventory Turnover means the company has light inventory. Therefore the company spends less money on storage, write downs, and obsolete inventory. If the inventory is too light, it may affect sales because the company may not have enough to meet demand.

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

Gold Fields's Days Inventory for the six months ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as:

Days Inventory =Average Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2023 )/Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Dec. 2023 )*Days in Period
=827.9/1440.5*365 / 2
=104.89

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.

Gold Fields's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 is calculated as

Inventory-to-Revenue=Average Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2023 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2023 )
=827.9 / 2234.4
=0.37

* 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

Usually retailers pile up their inventories at holiday seasons to meet the stronger demand. Therefore, the inventory of a particular quarter of a year should not be used to calculate Inventory Turnover. An average inventory is a better indication.


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Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) Business Description

Address
150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg, GT, ZAF, 2196
Gold Fields Ltd is a producer of gold and is a holder of gold reserves and resources in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. In Peru, the company also produces copper. The company is primarily involved in underground and surface gold and surface copper mining and silver and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. It conducts underground and surface mining operations at St. Ives, underground-only operations at Agnew, Granny Smith and South Deep and surface-only open pit mining at Damang, Tarkwa and Cerro Corona. The company's revenues are derived from the sale of gold that it produces.