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Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX)
Days Sales Outstanding
31.24 (As of Sep. 2016)

Clorox Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $494 Mil. Clorox Co's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $1,443 Mil. Hence, Clorox Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 31.24.

CLX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.01   Max: 38.45
Current: 31.01

31.01
38.45

During the past 13 years, Clorox Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 38.45. The lowest was 31.01. And the median was 36.10.

CLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.50 vs. CLX: 31.01 )

Clorox Co's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2015 (30.99) to Sep. 2016 (31.24).


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.

Clorox Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=569/5761*365
=36.05

Clorox Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=494/1443*365 / 4
=31.24

* 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.

Clorox Co Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 34.6434.9632.5537.6636.6338.4538.2636.1433.5036.05

Clorox Co Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 33.2830.7132.0934.3930.4230.9932.1633.9132.4531.24
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