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Using Inventory Analysis Tools AutoZone and O'Reilly are two competitors in the retail automotive parts industry. 

Using Inventory Analysis Tools

AutoZone and O’Reilly are two competitors in the retail automotive parts industry.

AutoZone O’Reilly
Average 2015 Inventory $3,290,867 $2,602,901
2015 Sales 10,265,117 8,044,451
2015 Cost of goods sold 4,860,309 3,804,031
Average 2014 Inventory $3,010,556 $2,474,917
2014 Sales 9,553,090 7,293,858
2014 Cost of goods sold 4,540,406 3,507,180

Use the information above to compute the companies’ gross profit margin and days inventory outstanding for both years.

Using Inventory Analysis Tools  AutoZone and O'Reilly are two competitors in the retail automotive parts industry. 

Round answers to one decimal place (ex: 0.2345 = 23.5%).

Gross Profit Margin

AutoZone O’Reilly
2015 Answer 52.7 % Answer 52.7%
2014 Answer 52.5% Answer 51.9%

Round to answers to one decimal place.

Days Inventory Outstanding

AutoZone O’Reilly
2015 Answer 247.1  days Answer 249.8 days
2014 Answer 242 days Answer 257.6 days

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