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Avery Dennison Corp (NYSE:AVY)
Days Sales Outstanding
64.70 (As of Sep. 2016)

Avery Dennison Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $1,070 Mil. Avery Dennison Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $1,509 Mil. Hence, Avery Dennison Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 64.70.

AVY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.79   Max: 64.45
Current: 60.03

53.79
64.45

During the past 13 years, Avery Dennison Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 64.45. The lowest was 53.79. And the median was 59.52.

AVY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.24 vs. AVY: 60.03 )

Avery Dennison Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2015 (62.09) to Sep. 2016 (64.70).


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.

Avery Dennison Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=964.7/5966.9*365
=59.01

Avery Dennison Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1069.7/1508.7*365 / 4
=64.70

* 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.

Avery Dennison Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 64.4553.7956.3362.8854.7760.5660.4355.2459.0160.03

Avery Dennison Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 63.6354.4859.0060.8862.0960.5162.6060.8764.7058.90
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