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Esterline Technologies Corp (NYSE:ESL)
Days Sales Outstanding
72.53 (As of Dec. 2016)

Esterline Technologies Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $364 Mil. Esterline Technologies Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $458 Mil. Hence, Esterline Technologies Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 72.53.

ESL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.1   Max: 79.25
Current: 66.1

66.1
79.25

During the past 13 years, Esterline Technologies Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 79.25. The lowest was 66.10. And the median was 74.33.

ESL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 59.73 vs. ESL: 66.10 )

Esterline Technologies Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (70.69) to Dec. 2016 (72.53).


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.

Esterline Technologies Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=422.073/1992.631*365
=77.31

Esterline Technologies Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=363.825/457.733*365 / 4
=72.53

* 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.

Esterline Technologies Corp Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Sep15Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 79.2573.2170.2773.9478.5774.5274.1467.6078.3277.31

Esterline Technologies Corp Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 63.2570.0070.1968.72104.7170.6969.6269.4670.8372.53
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