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Matthews International Corporation (NAS:MATW)
Change In Receivables
$-13.2 Mil (As of Sep. 2014)

Matthews International Corporation's change in receivables for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was $-13.2 Mil. It means Matthews International Corporation's accounts receivables declined by $13.2 Mil from Jun. 2014 to Sep. 2014 .

Matthews International Corporation's change in receivables for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 was $-13.5 Mil. It means Matthews International Corporation's accounts receivables declined by $13.5 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Sep. 2014 .

Matthews International Corporation's accounts receivables for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was $282.7 Mil.

Days sales outstanding measures of the average number of days that a company takes to collect revenue after a sale has been made. It is a financial ratio that illustrates how well a company's accounts receivables are being managed. Matthews International Corporation's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 73.75.

In Ben Graham’s calculation of liquidation value, Apple Inc's accounts receivables are only considered to be worth 75% of book value. Matthews International Corporation's liquidation value for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-888.8 Mil.


Definition

Change In Accounts Receivable relative to the previous period. It is any increase or decrease in the cash a company is owed by its customers.


Explanation

1. Accounts Receivable are created when a customer has received a product but has not yet paid for that product. Days sales outstanding measures of the average number of days that a company takes to collect revenue after a sale has been made. It is a financial ratio that illustrates how well a company's accounts receivables are being managed.

Matthews International Corporation's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding
=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=282.73/349.832*365 / 4
=73.75

2. In Ben Graham’s calculation of liquidation value, Matthews International Corporation's accounts receivable are only considered to be worth 75% of book value:

Matthews International Corporation's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Liquidation Value
=Cash and Cash Equivalents-Total Liabilities+(0.75 * Account Receivable)+(0.5 * Inventory)
=75.604-1252.903+0.75 * 282.73+0.5 * 152.842
=-888.8

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Days Sales Outstanding, Account Receivable, Revenue, NCAV, Cash and Cash Equivalents, Total Liabilities, Inventory


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Matthews International Corporation Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
ChangeInReceivables 0.0-4.11.5-6.78.8-7.7-5.6-7.6-2.8-13.5

Matthews International Corporation Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
ChangeInReceivables 0.0-7.60.00.00.1-2.90.00.0-0.3-13.2
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