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The Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL)
Days Sales Outstanding
48.66 (As of Mar. 2016)

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,417 Mil. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $2,657 Mil. Hence, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 48.66.

EL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.94   Max: 47.93
Current: 46.41

34.94
47.93

During the past 13 years, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 47.93. The lowest was 34.94. And the median was 42.27.

EL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.67 vs. EL: 46.41 )

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (47.74) to Mar. 2016 (48.66).


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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc'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
=1174.5/10780.4*365
=39.77

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1416.6/2656.5*365 / 4
=48.66

* 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.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
DaysSalesOutstanding 43.5544.6347.9342.5334.9439.1839.8442.0045.9039.77

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 45.3750.0746.1852.1041.9347.7442.4549.5541.1948.66
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