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AECOM (NYSE:ACM)
Days Sales Outstanding
49.50 (As of Mar. 2016)

AECOM's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $2,377 Mil. AECOM's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $4,381 Mil. Hence, AECOM's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 49.50.

ACM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.85   Max: 121.01
Current: 48.32

48.85
121.01

During the past 13 years, AECOM's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 121.01. The lowest was 48.85. And the median was 104.89.

ACM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 70.44 vs. ACM: 48.32 )

AECOM's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2015 (96.90) to Mar. 2016 (49.50).


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.

AECOM'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
=4841.45/17989.88*365
=98.23

AECOM's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2376.5/4381.296*365 / 4
=49.50

* 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.

AECOM Annual Data

Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
DaysSalesOutstanding 97.4294.04115.07103.36121.01108.09106.4148.85115.9698.23

AECOM Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 112.55114.10112.7394.54105.6396.9099.9993.53102.0849.50
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