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Westlake Inventory Turnover

: 1.68 (As of Mar. 2022)
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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. Westlake's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $2,771 Mil. Westlake's Total Inventories for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was $1,646 Mil. Westlake's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 1.68.

Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Westlake's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was 54.19.

Total Inventories can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI). Westlake's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was 37.02.

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. Westlake's Inventory-to-Revenue for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 was 0.41.


Westlake Inventory Turnover Historical Data

The historical data trend for Westlake'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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Westlake Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Inventory Turnover
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.38 6.95 7.03 6.99 7.13

Westlake Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
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 1.97 2.07 1.95 1.91 1.68

Westlake Inventory Turnover Calculation

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

Inventory Turnover (A: Dec. 2021 )
=Cost of Goods Sold / Total Inventories
=Cost of Goods Sold (A: Dec. 2021 ) / ((Total Inventories (A: Dec. 2020 ) + Total Inventories (A: Dec. 2021 )) / count )
=8283 / ((918 + 1407) / 2 )
=8283 / 1162.5
=7.13

Westlake's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=Cost of Goods Sold / Total Inventories
=Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Mar. 2022 ) / ((Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2021 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Mar. 2022 )) / count )
=2771 / ((1407 + 1884) / 2 )
=2771 / 1645.5
=1.68

* 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.


Westlake  (NYSE:WLK) 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.

Westlake's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as:

Days Inventory =Total Inventories (Q: Mar. 2022 )/Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Mar. 2022 )*Days in Period
=1645.5/2771*365 / 4
=54.19

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

Westlake's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as:

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)=Total Inventories (Q: Mar. 2022 )/Revenue (Q: Mar. 2022 )*Days in Period
=1645.5/4056*365 / 4
=37.02

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.

Westlake's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Inventory-to-Revenue=Total Inventories (Q: Mar. 2022 ) / Revenue (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=1645.5 / 4056
=0.41

* 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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Westlake Business Description

Westlake logo
Industry
Basic Materials » Chemicals NAICS : 325110 SIC : 2869
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
2801 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 600, Houston, TX, USA, 77056
Westlake Corp is a manufacturer and global supplier of chemicals, polymers and building products. Its Performance & Essential Materials segment offers a wide range of essential building blocks for making products utilized in everyday living, including olefins, vinyl chemicals, polyethylene, and epoxies. Its Housing & Infrastructure Products segment produces key finished goods for building products, pipe & fittings, and global compounds businesses.
Executives
Sheets Jeffrey Wayne director 600 N. DAIRY ASHFORD HOUSTON TX 77079
Chao John Tsung-chen director, 10 percent owner 26 GRAMERCY PARK SOUTH, 7EF NEW YORK NY 10003
Chao David Tsung-hung director, 10 percent owner 1000 UPTOWN PARK BLVD. #34 HOUSTON TX 77056
Haas Marius director ONE DELL WAY ROUND ROCK TX 78682
Graff Michael J director 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Northcutt R Bruce director 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Jenkins Dorothy C director, 10 percent owner 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Lubel Kimberly S director P.O. BOX 696000 SAN ANTONIO TX 78269-6000
Mccollum Mark A director 3000 NORTH SAM HOUSTON PARKWAY E. HOUSTON TX 77002
Kearns Roger L. officer: EVP, Vinyls Chemicals 2801 POST OAK BLVD. HOUSTON TX 77056
Zoeller Johnathan Stevan officer: VP and CAO 2801 POST OAK BLVD. SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Ttwfgp Llc 10 percent owner 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Chao Albert director, 10 percent owner, officer: President & CEO 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Kenner Andrew officer: SVP - Chemical Manufacturing 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056
Bender Mark Steven officer: EVP and CFO 2801 POST OAK BLVD, SUITE 600 HOUSTON TX 77056

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