### Forecasts of the company year-end inventory turnover ratio

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Regression and inventories

Jasper Furnishings has \$275 million in sales. The company expects that its sales will increase 10% this year. Jasper's CFO uses a simple linear regression to forecast the company's inventory level for a given level of projected sales. On the basis of recent history, the estimated relationship between inventories and sales (in millions of dollars) is shown below.

Inventories = \$30 + 0.255(Sales)

Given the estimated sales forecast and the estimated relationship between inventories and sales, what are your forecasts of the company's year-end inventory level? Enter your answer in millions. For example, an answer of \$25,000,000 should be entered as 25. Round your answer to two decimal places.

\$   million

What are your forecasts of the company's year-end inventory turnover ratio? Round your answer to two decimal places.

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