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Seaboard (AMEX:SEB) Inventory Turnover

: 1.52 (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. Seaboard's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $2,261 Mil. Seaboard's Average Total Inventories for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was $1,489 Mil. Seaboard's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 1.52.

Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Seaboard's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was 60.09.

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. Seaboard's Inventory-to-Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2023 was 0.65.


Seaboard Inventory Turnover Historical Data

The historical data trend for Seaboard'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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Seaboard 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 6.73 5.79 5.92 6.13 5.90

Seaboard Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 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 1.38 1.51 1.44 1.42 1.52

Seaboard Inventory Turnover Calculation

Seaboard'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 )
=9246 / ((1670 + 1462) / 2 )
=9246 / 1566
=5.90

Seaboard'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: Sep. 2023 ) + Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2023 )) / count )
=2261 / ((1516 + 1462) / 2 )
=2261 / 1489
=1.52

* 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.


Seaboard  (AMEX:SEB) 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.

Seaboard's Days Inventory for the three 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
=1489/2261*365 / 4
=60.09

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.

Seaboard'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 )
=1489 / 2282
=0.65

* 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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Seaboard (AMEX:SEB) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
9000 West 67th Street, Merriam, KS, USA, 66202
Seaboard Corp is a diversified group of companies that operate in agricultural and ocean transport businesses. The company is engaged in hog production and pork processing in the United States; commodity trading and grain processing in Africa and South America; cargo shipping services in the U.S., Caribbean and Central and South America; sugar and alcohol production in Argentina; and electric power generation in the Dominican Republic. It also has an equity method investment in Butterball, LLC, a producer and processor of turkey products. The group operates six business segments: pork, commodity trading and milling, marine, sugar and alcohol, power, and turkey. It operates in 45 countries, with a concentration in the U.S. and countries in Central and South America and Africa.
Executives
Cerezo Baena Laura P officer: Assistant Secretary 9000 W 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Barbara M Smith officer: Interim Controller and PAO 9000 W 67TH STREET, MERRIAM KS 66202
Frances B Shifman director 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Vacas Jacques Emma Alejandra officer: Assistant Treasurer 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
James T Hubler officer: Assoc. Gen Counsel & Asst. Sec 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Benjamin R Hodes officer: Vice President, Finance 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Elizabeth A Loudon officer: Vice President, Tax 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
John B Warner officer: Vice President-Human Resources 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Adriana N Hoskins officer: Vice President and Treasurer 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, MERRIAM KS 66202
Peter B Brown officer: Pres. & CEO, Seaboard Foods 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Jacob A. Bresky officer: Vice Pres-Business Development 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, 3RD FLOOR, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Ellen S. Bresky director, 10 percent owner 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, 3RD FLOOR, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Douglas W Baena director
Darwin E Sand officer: Pres. & CEO, Seaboard Foods 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202
Winfield Ivan J. Jr officer: VP-Information Technology 9000 WEST 67TH STREET, SHAWNEE MISSION KS 66202