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Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX)
Days Sales Outstanding
33.91 (As of Mar. 2016)

Clorox Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $530 Mil. Clorox Co's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,426 Mil. Hence, Clorox Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 33.91.

CLX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.55   Max: 38.45
Current: 33.83

32.55
38.45

During the past 13 years, Clorox Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 38.45. The lowest was 32.55. And the median was 35.29.

CLX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.42 vs. CLX: 33.83 )

Clorox Co's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2015 (34.39) to Mar. 2016 (33.91).


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. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=519/5655*365
=33.50

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=530/1426*365 / 4
=33.91

* 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.

Clorox Co Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
DaysSalesOutstanding 34.1934.6434.9632.5535.6236.6338.4537.6535.6433.50

Clorox Co Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 34.8136.8133.2830.7132.0934.3930.4230.9932.1633.91
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