|6 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2015
Inventories are valued on a first in first out (“FIFO”) basis and lower of cost or market net of provisions for slow moving, excess, obsolete or otherwise impaired inventories and consisted of the following as of September 30, 2015 and March 31, 2015 (in thousands):
The non-current portion of inventories represents that portion of the inventories in excess of amounts expected to be sold or used in the next twelve months. The non-current inventories are primarily comprised of repair parts for older generation products that are still in operation but are not technologically compatible with current configurations. The weighted average age of the non-current portion of inventories on hand as of September 30, 2015 is 1.9 years. The Company expects to use the non-current portion of the inventories on hand as of September 30, 2015 over the periods presented in the following table (in thousands):
The entire disclosure for inventory. This may include, but is not limited to, the basis of stating inventory, the method of determining inventory cost, the major classes of inventory, and the nature of the cost elements included in inventory. If inventory is stated above cost, accrued net losses on firm purchase commitments for inventory and losses resulting from valuing inventory at the lower-of-cost-or-market may also be included. For LIFO inventory, may disclose the amount and basis for determining the excess of replacement or current cost over stated LIFO value and the effects of a LIFO quantities liquidation that impacts net income.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef