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Total Business: Inventories to Sales Ratio (TOTBUSIRNSA)

Observation:

May 2024: 1.32 (+ more)   Updated: Jul 16, 2024 9:01 AM CDT
May 2024:  1.32  
Apr 2024:  1.37  
Mar 2024:  1.35  
Feb 2024:  1.46  
Jan 2024:  1.47  
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Units:

Ratio,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly,
End of Period

NOTES

Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales  

Units:  Ratio, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly, End of Period

Notes:

The inventories to sales ratios show the relationship of the end-of-month values of inventory to the monthly sales. These ratios can be looked at as indications of the number of months of inventory that are on hand in relation to the sales for a month. For example, a ratio of 2.5 would indicate that business have enough merchandise on hand to cover two and a half months of sales.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, Total Business: Inventories to Sales Ratio [TOTBUSIRNSA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/TOTBUSIRNSA, .

RELEASE TABLES

Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales

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