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Allegheny Technologies Inc (NYSE:ATI)
Days Sales Outstanding
51.82 (As of Dec. 2016)

Allegheny Technologies Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $452 Mil. Allegheny Technologies Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $796 Mil. Hence, Allegheny Technologies Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 51.82.

ATI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.47   Max: 53.78
Current: 52.64

36.47
53.78

During the past 13 years, Allegheny Technologies Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 53.78. The lowest was 36.47. And the median was 47.83.

ATI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 78.44 vs. ATI: 52.64 )

Allegheny Technologies Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (49.43) to Dec. 2016 (51.82).


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.

Allegheny Technologies Inc'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
=452.1/3134.6*365
=52.64

Allegheny Technologies Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=452.1/796.1*365 / 4
=51.82

* 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.

Allegheny Technologies Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 43.6636.4746.8449.1853.7847.9747.6852.1739.2852.64

Allegheny Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 53.2152.5856.0152.9654.5249.4353.2955.4553.7751.82
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