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Qualcomm Inc (NAS:QCOM)
Change In Receivables
\$-1,822 Mil (As of Mar. 2017)

Qualcomm Inc's change in receivables for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was \$-1,822 Mil. It means Qualcomm Inc's accounts receivables declined by \$1,822 Mil from Dec. 2016 to Mar. 2017 .

Qualcomm Inc's change in receivables for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 was \$-232 Mil. It means Qualcomm Inc's accounts receivables declined by \$232 Mil from Sep. 2015 to Sep. 2016 .

Qualcomm Inc's accounts receivables for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was \$4,201 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. Qualcomm Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 76.42.

In Ben Grahams calculation of liquidation value, Apple Inc's accounts receivables are only considered to be worth 75% of book value. Qualcomm Inc's liquidation value for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was \$-10,569 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.

Qualcomm Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 4201 / 5016 * 91 = 76.42

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

Qualcomm Inc's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

 Liquidation Value = Cash and Cash Equivalents - Total Liabilities + (0.75 * Account Receivable) + (0.5 * Inventory) = 9982 - 24735 + 0.75 * 4201 + 0.5 * 2066 = -10,569

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

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Historical Data

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

Qualcomm Inc Annual Data

 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 ChangeInReceivables -16 -653 3,083 -18 -140 -456 -680 -281 550 -232

Qualcomm Inc Quarterly Data

 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 ChangeInReceivables 173 165 100 112 646 -392 -215 -271 131 -1,822
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