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Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC)


Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios

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Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

Intel Corp., short-term (operating) activity ratios

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Turnover Ratios
Inventory turnover 3.41 3.74 3.39 4.18 4.00
Receivables turnover 9.40 10.54 11.19 12.66 11.56
Payables turnover 7.23 7.09 8.09 9.37 10.02
Working capital turnover 8.06 5.83 5.20 3.91 2.24
Average No. Days
Average inventory processing period 107 98 108 87 91
Add: Average receivable collection period 39 35 33 29 32
Operating cycle 146 133 141 116 123
Less: Average payables payment period 51 51 45 39 36
Cash conversion cycle 95 82 96 77 87

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Intel Corp.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Intel Corp.’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Intel Corp.’s payables turnover ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly increased from 2018 to 2019.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Intel Corp.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average inventory processing period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by inventory turnover over the period. Intel Corp.’s number of days of inventory outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. Intel Corp.’s number of days of receivables outstanding deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. Intel Corp.’s operating cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period.
Cash conversion cycle A financial metric that measures the length of time required for a company to convert cash invested in its operations to cash received as a result of its operations; equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period minus average payables payment period. Intel Corp.’s cash conversion cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Inventory Turnover

Intel Corp., inventory turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of sales 29,825  27,111  23,692  23,196  20,676 
Inventories 8,744  7,253  6,983  5,553  5,167 
Short-term Activity Ratio
Inventory turnover1 3.41 3.74 3.39 4.18 4.00
Benchmarks
Inventory Turnover, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 3.93 4.77 4.74 4.36 4.29
Apple Inc. 39.40 41.39 29.05 61.62 59.64
Applied Materials Inc. 2.37 2.54 2.73 3.08 3.11
Broadcom Inc. 11.57 9.00 6.31 5.21 6.24
Cisco Systems Inc. 13.91 10.14 11.00 15.03 11.97
Micron Technology Inc. 2.48 3.48 3.81 3.42 4.69
NVIDIA Corp. 2.89 4.89 3.59 5.26 4.31
Qualcomm Inc. 6.14 6.05 4.81 6.27 6.96
Texas Instruments Inc. 2.61 2.48 2.73 2.87 3.22
Inventory Turnover, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment 8.91 9.81 8.80 10.97 12.15
Inventory Turnover, Industry
Technology 12.91 13.04 11.93 14.19 14.37

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Inventory turnover = Cost of sales ÷ Inventories
= 29,825 ÷ 8,744 = 3.41

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Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Intel Corp.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Receivables Turnover

Intel Corp., receivables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net revenue 71,965  70,848  62,761  59,387  55,355 
Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts 7,659  6,722  5,607  4,690  4,787 
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1 9.40 10.54 11.19 12.66 11.56
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 3.62 5.24 13.32 13.74 7.49
Apple Inc. 11.35 11.45 12.82 13.69 13.87
Applied Materials Inc. 5.77 6.73 6.22 4.75 5.55
Broadcom Inc. 6.93 6.27 7.20 6.07 6.70
Cisco Systems Inc. 9.45 8.88 9.33 8.42 9.20
Micron Technology Inc. 8.43 6.01 5.82 7.02 7.40
NVIDIA Corp. 8.23 7.68 8.37 9.92 9.88
Qualcomm Inc. 23.21 7.98 6.23 10.74 13.02
Texas Instruments Inc. 13.39 13.08 11.71 10.55 11.16
Receivables Turnover, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment 10.03 9.61 10.28 11.06 11.59
Receivables Turnover, Industry
Technology 7.50 7.59 7.76 8.15 8.71

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Receivables turnover = Net revenue ÷ Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts
= 71,965 ÷ 7,659 = 9.40

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Intel Corp.’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Payables Turnover

Intel Corp., payables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of sales 29,825  27,111  23,692  23,196  20,676 
Accounts payable 4,128  3,824  2,928  2,475  2,063 
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1 7.23 7.09 8.09 9.37 10.02
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 3.91 7.63 9.13 7.44 10.43
Apple Inc. 3.50 2.93 2.88 3.52 3.95
Applied Materials Inc. 8.58 9.47 8.47 7.77 8.67
Broadcom Inc. 11.83 12.47 8.26 5.79 5.30
Cisco Systems Inc. 9.34 9.83 12.84 17.32 17.64
Micron Technology Inc. 7.58 7.39 8.92 8.34 10.76
NVIDIA Corp. 8.89 6.53 5.87 7.43 7.10
Qualcomm Inc. 6.29 5.61 4.97 5.25 7.98
Texas Instruments Inc. 13.45 11.52 11.47 12.95 14.09
Payables Turnover, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment 4.46 3.87 3.88 4.60 5.11
Payables Turnover, Industry
Technology 5.49 4.77 4.77 5.39 5.70

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Payables turnover = Cost of sales ÷ Accounts payable
= 29,825 ÷ 4,128 = 7.23

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Intel Corp.’s payables turnover ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly increased from 2018 to 2019.

Working Capital Turnover

Intel Corp., working capital turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets 31,239  28,787  29,500  35,508  40,356 
Less: Current liabilities 22,310  16,626  17,421  20,302  15,667 
Working capital 8,929  12,161  12,079  15,206  24,689 
 
Net revenue 71,965  70,848  62,761  59,387  55,355 
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1 8.06 5.83 5.20 3.91 2.24
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 3.01 4.16 4.69 3.61 4.35
Apple Inc. 4.56 18.35 8.24 7.74 26.66
Applied Materials Inc. 2.54 2.58 1.65 2.29 1.77
Broadcom Inc. 7.49 3.08 1.33 3.27 2.57
Cisco Systems Inc. 3.24 1.42 0.86 0.92 0.93
Micron Technology Inc. 2.31 2.95 2.85 2.66 3.45
NVIDIA Corp. 1.27 1.20 1.02 1.35 0.97
Qualcomm Inc. 3.10 3.70 0.68 1.50 1.58
Texas Instruments Inc. 2.17 2.81 2.31 2.57 2.88
Working Capital Turnover, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment 3.95 4.77 2.57 2.99 3.34
Working Capital Turnover, Industry
Technology 2.41 2.23 1.72 1.90 2.12

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Working capital turnover = Net revenue ÷ Working capital
= 71,965 ÷ 8,929 = 8.06

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Intel Corp.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Average Inventory Processing Period

Intel Corp., average inventory processing period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Inventory turnover 3.41 3.74 3.39 4.18 4.00
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average inventory processing period1 107 98 108 87 91
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Inventory Processing Period, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 93 77 77 84 85
Apple Inc. 9 9 13 6 6
Applied Materials Inc. 154 144 134 119 117
Broadcom Inc. 32 41 58 70 58
Cisco Systems Inc. 26 36 33 24 30
Micron Technology Inc. 147 105 96 107 78
NVIDIA Corp. 126 75 102 69 85
Qualcomm Inc. 59 60 76 58 52
Texas Instruments Inc. 140 147 134 127 113
Average Inventory Processing Period, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment 41 37 41 33 30
Average Inventory Processing Period, Industry
Technology 28 28 31 26 25

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Average inventory processing period = 365 ÷ Inventory turnover
= 365 ÷ 3.41 = 107

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average inventory processing period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by inventory turnover over the period. Intel Corp.’s number of days of inventory outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Average Receivable Collection Period

Intel Corp., average receivable collection period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover 9.40 10.54 11.19 12.66 11.56
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1 39 35 33 29 32
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 101 70 27 27 49
Apple Inc. 32 32 28 27 26
Applied Materials Inc. 63 54 59 77 66
Broadcom Inc. 53 58 51 60 55
Cisco Systems Inc. 39 41 39 43 40
Micron Technology Inc. 43 61 63 52 49
NVIDIA Corp. 44 48 44 37 37
Qualcomm Inc. 16 46 59 34 28
Texas Instruments Inc. 27 28 31 35 33
Average Receivable Collection Period, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment 36 38 35 33 31
Average Receivable Collection Period, Industry
Technology 49 48 47 45 42

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Average receivable collection period = 365 ÷ Receivables turnover
= 365 ÷ 9.40 = 39

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. Intel Corp.’s number of days of receivables outstanding deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Operating Cycle

Intel Corp., operating cycle calculation, comparison to benchmarks

No. days

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period 107 98 108 87 91
Average receivable collection period 39 35 33 29 32
Short-term Activity Ratio
Operating cycle1 146 133 141 116 123
Benchmarks
Operating Cycle, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 194 147 104 111 134
Apple Inc. 41 41 41 33 32
Applied Materials Inc. 217 198 193 196 183
Broadcom Inc. 85 99 109 130 113
Cisco Systems Inc. 65 77 72 67 70
Micron Technology Inc. 190 166 159 159 127
NVIDIA Corp. 170 123 146 106 122
Qualcomm Inc. 75 106 135 92 80
Texas Instruments Inc. 167 175 165 162 146
Operating Cycle, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment 77 75 76 66 61
Operating Cycle, Industry
Technology 77 76 78 71 67

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Operating cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period
= 107 + 39 = 146

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. Intel Corp.’s operating cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Average Payables Payment Period

Intel Corp., average payables payment period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover 7.23 7.09 8.09 9.37 10.02
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1 51 51 45 39 36
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 93 48 40 49 35
Apple Inc. 104 125 127 104 92
Applied Materials Inc. 43 39 43 47 42
Broadcom Inc. 31 29 44 63 69
Cisco Systems Inc. 39 37 28 21 21
Micron Technology Inc. 48 49 41 44 34
NVIDIA Corp. 41 56 62 49 51
Qualcomm Inc. 58 65 73 70 46
Texas Instruments Inc. 27 32 32 28 26
Average Payables Payment Period, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment 82 94 94 79 71
Average Payables Payment Period, Industry
Technology 66 76 77 68 64

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
= 365 ÷ 7.23 = 51

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period.

Cash Conversion Cycle

Intel Corp., cash conversion cycle calculation, comparison to benchmarks

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 28, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 26, 2015
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period 107 98 108 87 91
Average receivable collection period 39 35 33 29 32
Average payables payment period 51 51 45 39 36
Short-term Activity Ratio
Cash conversion cycle1 95 82 96 77 87
Benchmarks
Cash Conversion Cycle, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 101 99 64 62 99
Apple Inc. -63 -84 -86 -71 -60
Applied Materials Inc. 174 159 150 149 141
Broadcom Inc. 54 70 65 67 44
Cisco Systems Inc. 26 40 44 46 49
Micron Technology Inc. 142 117 118 115 93
NVIDIA Corp. 129 67 84 57 71
Qualcomm Inc. 17 41 62 22 34
Texas Instruments Inc. 140 143 133 134 120
Cash Conversion Cycle, Sector
Technology Hardware & Equipment -5 -19 -18 -13 -10
Cash Conversion Cycle, Industry
Technology 11 0 1 3 3

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-24), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-12).

1 2019 Calculation
Cash conversion cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period – Average payables payment period
= 107 + 3951 = 95

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Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Cash conversion cycle A financial metric that measures the length of time required for a company to convert cash invested in its operations to cash received as a result of its operations; equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period minus average payables payment period. Intel Corp.’s cash conversion cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.