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Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU)
Days Sales Outstanding
0.00 (As of Dec. 2016)

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0 Mil. Anglogold Ashanti Ltd's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $0 Mil.

AU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.58   Max: 24.05
Current: 24.05

3.58
24.05

During the past 13 years, Anglogold Ashanti Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 24.05. The lowest was 3.58. And the median was 14.84.

AU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Gold industry.

( Industry Median: 35.22 vs. AU: 24.05 )

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd's days sales outstanding declined from Jun. 2015 (18.55) to Dec. 2016 (0.00).


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.

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd'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
=255/4085*365
=22.78

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=0/0*365 / 4
=

* 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.

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 4.133.824.153.5815.2222.1820.5217.5714.4522.78

Anglogold Ashanti Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Jun16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 26.5126.0722.7017.9222.2418.5519.6014.1323.470.00
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