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Emerson Electric Co (NYSE:EMR)
Days Sales Outstanding
67.28 (As of Sep. 2014)

Emerson Electric Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $5,019 Mil. Emerson Electric Co's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $6,807 Mil. Hence, Emerson Electric Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 67.28.

Emerson Electric Co's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2013 (64.41) to Sep. 2014 (67.28).


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.

Emerson Electric Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=5019/24537*365
=74.66

Emerson Electric Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=5019/6807*365 / 4
=67.28

* 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.

Emerson Electric Co Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
DaysSalesOutstanding 68.6868.7370.2667.9563.2369.2067.8474.5071.1474.66

Emerson Electric Co Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
DaysSalesOutstanding 64.7567.8774.8769.8067.9664.4172.0971.6468.9967.28
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