How do I calculate the cost of goods sold for a manufacturing company?

Calculation of the Cost of Goods Sold for a Manufacturer

The calculation of the cost of goods sold for a manufacturing company is:

  1. Beginning Inventory of Finished Goods
  2. Add: Cost of Goods Manufactured
  3. Equals: Finished Goods Available for Sale
  4. Subtract: Ending Inventory of Finished Goods
  5. Equals: Cost of Goods Sold