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Microsoft Corp (NAS:MSFT)
Change In Receivables
$2,288 Mil (As of Mar. 2016)

Microsoft Corp's change in receivables for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $2,288 Mil. It means Microsoft Corp's accounts receivables increased by $2,288 Mil from Dec. 2015 to Mar. 2016 .

Microsoft Corp's change in receivables for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2015 was $1,456 Mil. It means Microsoft Corp's accounts receivables increased by $1,456 Mil from Jun. 2014 to Jun. 2015 .

Microsoft Corp's accounts receivables for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $12,247 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. Microsoft Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 54.43.

In Ben Graham’s calculation of liquidation value, Apple Inc's accounts receivables are only considered to be worth 75% of book value. Microsoft Corp's liquidation value for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $8,899 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.

Microsoft Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding
=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=12247/20531*91
=54.43

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

Microsoft Corp's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Liquidation Value
=Cash and Cash Equivalents-Total Liabilities+(0.75 * Account Receivable)+(0.5 * Inventory)
=105552-107063+0.75 * 12247+0.5 * 2450
=8,899

* 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.

Microsoft Corp Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
ChangeInReceivables -2,071-1,764-1,5692,215-2,238-1,451-1,156-1,807-1,1201,456

Microsoft Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
ChangeInReceivables -4,8752,501-5,3636,627-3,3783,655-5,4486,376-3,1182,288
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