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Medical Properties Trust Inc (NYSE:MPW)
Change In Receivables
$-10.0 Mil (As of Sep. 2016)

Medical Properties Trust Inc's change in receivables for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $-10.0 Mil. It means Medical Properties Trust Inc's accounts receivables declined by $10.0 Mil from Jun. 2016 to Sep. 2016 .

Medical Properties Trust Inc's change in receivables for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 was $-5.6 Mil. It means Medical Properties Trust Inc's accounts receivables declined by $5.6 Mil from Dec. 2014 to Dec. 2015 .

Medical Properties Trust Inc's accounts receivables for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $103.4 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. Medical Properties Trust Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 74.56.

In Ben Graham’s calculation of liquidation value, Apple Inc's accounts receivables are only considered to be worth 75% of book value. Medical Properties Trust Inc's liquidation value for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-1,761.8 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.

Medical Properties Trust Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding
=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=103.413/126.555*91
=74.56

2. In Ben Graham’s calculation of liquidation value, Medical Properties Trust Inc's accounts receivable are only considered to be worth 75% of book value:

Medical Properties Trust Inc's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Liquidation Value
=Cash and Cash Equivalents-Total Liabilities+(0.75 * Account Receivable)+(0.5 * Inventory)
=1094.917-2934.284+0.75 * 103.413+0.5 * 0
=-1,761.8

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Medical Properties Trust Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
ChangeInReceivables 0.5-4.4-2.4-5.5-6.1-17.3-13.2-3.9-5.60.0

Medical Properties Trust Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
ChangeInReceivables -3.99.10.7-16.410.2-0.1-3.50.7-10.00.0
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