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Total Business: Inventories to Sales Ratio (TOTBUSIRNSA)

Observation:

May 2016: 1.36  
Updated: Jul 15, 2016

Units:

Ratio,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly
1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max
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(a) Total Business: Inventories to Sales Ratio, Ratio, Not Seasonally Adjusted (TOTBUSIRNSA)
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.

Total Business: Inventories to Sales Ratio

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NOTES

Source: US. Bureau of the Census  

Release: Manufacturing and Trade Inventories and Sales  

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:

US. Bureau of the Census, Total Business: Inventories to Sales Ratio [TOTBUSIRNSA], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/TOTBUSIRNSA, July 26, 2016.

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