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A.O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS)
Days Sales Outstanding
67.80 (As of Dec. 2016)

A.O. Smith Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $519 Mil. A.O. Smith Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $698 Mil. Hence, A.O. Smith Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 67.80.

AOS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.56   Max: 80.07
Current: 70.49

57.56
80.07

During the past 13 years, A.O. Smith Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 80.07. The lowest was 57.56. And the median was 73.41.

AOS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 78.44 vs. AOS: 70.49 )

A.O. Smith Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2015 (71.56) to Dec. 2016 (67.80).


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.

A.O. Smith Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=518.7/2685.9*365
=70.49

A.O. Smith Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=518.7/698.1*365 / 4
=67.80

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

A.O. Smith Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 65.5357.5673.1676.7878.6180.0777.7373.6572.1570.49

A.O. Smith Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 74.4269.2173.1673.8069.9271.5672.6267.5769.0267.80
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