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MWI Veterinary Supply Inc (NAS:MWIV)
Change In Receivables
\$-15 Mil (As of Sep. 2014)

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's change in receivables for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was \$-15 Mil. It means MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's accounts receivables declined by \$15 Mil from Jun. 2014 to Sep. 2014 .

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's change in receivables for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 was \$-13 Mil. It means MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's accounts receivables declined by \$13 Mil from Sep. 2013 to Sep. 2014 .

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's accounts receivables for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 was \$359 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. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 41.23.

In Ben Grahams calculation of liquidation value, Apple Inc's accounts receivables are only considered to be worth 75% of book value. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's liquidation value for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was \$-53 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.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 358.757 / 794.059 * 91 = 41.23

2. In Ben Grahams calculation of liquidation value, MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's accounts receivable are only considered to be worth 75% of book value:

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc'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) = 2.433 - 539.545 + 0.75 * 358.757 + 0.5 * 430.499 = -53

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

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Historical Data

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

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc Annual Data

 Sep05 Sep06 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 ChangeInReceivables -15 -21 -12 -11 -14 -14 -23 -49 -15 -13

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 ChangeInReceivables -4 -17 -0 -14 -7 6 31 -31 3 -15
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