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Sanofi (NYSE:SNY)
Change In Receivables
$-321 Mil (As of Jun. 2015)

Sanofi's change in receivables for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 was $-321 Mil. It means Sanofi's accounts receivables declined by $321 Mil from Mar. 2015 to Jun. 2015 .

Sanofi's change in receivables for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 was $-28 Mil. It means Sanofi's accounts receivables declined by $28 Mil from Dec. 2013 to Dec. 2014 .

Sanofi's accounts receivables for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 was $8,715 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. Sanofi's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was 74.89.

In Ben Graham’s calculation of liquidation value, Apple Inc's accounts receivables are only considered to be worth 75% of book value. Sanofi's liquidation value for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $-30,281 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.

Sanofi's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding
=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=8714.92704826/10618.4062851*91
=74.89

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

Sanofi's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as:

Liquidation Value
=Cash and Cash Equivalents-Total Liabilities+(0.75 * Account Receivable)+(0.5 * Inventory)
=5529.74186308-46358.0246914+0.75 * 8714.92704826+0.5 * 8021.32435466
=-30,281

* 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.

Sanofi Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
ChangeInReceivables -874-318-87-418-625-127-338483240-28

Sanofi Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
ChangeInReceivables 0-409000-285000-321
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