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Danaher Corp (NYSE:DHR)
Days Sales Outstanding
68.06 (As of Sep. 2016)

Danaher Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $3,082 Mil. Danaher Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $4,132 Mil. Hence, Danaher Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 68.06.

DHR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.67   Max: 70.36
Current: 43.67

43.67
70.36

During the past 13 years, Danaher Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 70.36. The lowest was 43.67. And the median was 65.49.

DHR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.02 vs. DHR: 43.67 )

Danaher Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2015 (101.48) to Sep. 2016 (68.06).


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.

Danaher 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
=3964.1/20563.1*365
=70.36

Danaher 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
=3081.8/4132.1*365 / 4
=68.06

* 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.

Danaher Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 63.8065.6954.4662.5564.5469.1865.3168.9165.6670.36

Danaher Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 66.7767.8160.1967.0065.59101.4834.6165.5763.0168.06
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