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ConAgra Foods Inc (NYSE:CAG)
Days Sales Outstanding
26.51 (As of Feb. 2016)

ConAgra Foods Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $850 Mil. ConAgra Foods Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $2,924 Mil. Hence, ConAgra Foods Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was 26.51.

CAG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.65   Max: 37.14
Current: 19.59

21.65
37.14

During the past 13 years, ConAgra Foods Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 37.14. The lowest was 21.65. And the median was 25.33.

CAG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.67 vs. CAG: 19.59 )

ConAgra Foods Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Feb. 2015 (32.98) to Feb. 2016 (26.51).


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.

ConAgra Foods Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=972.9/15832.4*365
=22.43

ConAgra Foods Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=849.6/2924.1*365 / 4
=26.51

* 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.

ConAgra Foods Inc Annual Data

May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14May15
DaysSalesOutstanding 37.1424.8528.0121.6525.6725.2025.4530.1421.8222.43

ConAgra Foods Inc Quarterly Data

Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16
DaysSalesOutstanding 30.5929.4924.3935.6834.9432.9812.6427.3526.3926.51
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