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Benchmark Electronics Inc (NYSE:BHE)
Days Sales Outstanding
69.87 (As of Dec. 2015)

Benchmark Electronics Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $479 Mil. Benchmark Electronics Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $626 Mil. Hence, Benchmark Electronics Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 69.87.

BHE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.12   Max: 81.51
Current: 61.23

58.12
81.51

During the past 13 years, Benchmark Electronics Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 81.51. The lowest was 58.12. And the median was 67.90.

BHE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1856 Companies
in the Global Contract Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 73.18 vs. BHE: 61.23 )

Benchmark Electronics Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2014 (66.92) to Dec. 2015 (69.87).


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.

Benchmark Electronics Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=520.389/2797.061*365
=67.91

Benchmark Electronics Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=479.14/625.719*365 / 4
=69.87

* 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.

Benchmark Electronics Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 58.1260.8259.4872.9069.2869.0067.8981.5167.9168.83

Benchmark Electronics Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 67.4966.3763.5866.6366.9272.1168.8167.6669.8768.81
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