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ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Days Sales Outstanding
110.23 (As of Jun. 2015)

ABB Ltd's account receivable for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $11,071 Mil. ABB Ltd's revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $9,165 Mil. Hence, ABB Ltd's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was 110.23.

ABB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70.7   Max: 115.2
Current: 144.15

70.7
115.2

During the past 13 years, ABB Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 115.20. The lowest was 70.70. And the median was 98.24.

ABB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
79% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.68 vs. ABB: 144.15 )

ABB Ltd's days sales outstanding increased from Jun. 2014 (108.41) to Jun. 2015 (110.23).


Definition

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.

Account receivable can be measured by Days Sales Outstanding.

ABB Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=7715/39830*365
=70.70

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=11071/9165*365 / 4
=110.23

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


Explanation

For retailers, when we compare Days Sales Outstanding, it is important to compare the same period in the previous years.


Related Terms

Account Receivable, Revenue


Historical Data

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

ABB Ltd Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysSalesOutstanding 111.52102.9499.8196.66108.50115.2072.2873.8872.9270.70

ABB Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
DaysSalesOutstanding 112.16109.48109.410.00117.69108.41109.500.00113.05110.23
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