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AmerisourceBergen Corp (NYSE:ABC)
Days Sales Outstanding
22.41 (As of Mar. 2016)

AmerisourceBergen Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $8,767 Mil. AmerisourceBergen Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $35,698 Mil. Hence, AmerisourceBergen Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 22.41.

ABC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.46   Max: 25.11
Current: 22.52

17.46
25.11

During the past 13 years, AmerisourceBergen Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 25.11. The lowest was 17.46. And the median was 19.23.

ABC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 54.55 vs. ABC: 22.52 )

AmerisourceBergen Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (21.12) to Mar. 2016 (22.41).


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.

AmerisourceBergen Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=8222.951/135961.803*365
=22.08

AmerisourceBergen 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
=8766.994/35698.357*365 / 4
=22.41

* 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.

AmerisourceBergen Corp Annual Data

Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
DaysSalesOutstanding 20.4419.1818.1019.9217.9217.4618.0925.1119.2722.08

AmerisourceBergen Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 19.4420.8618.4418.2419.4121.1220.2521.1520.8322.41
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