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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS)
Days Sales Outstanding
41.03 (As of Sep. 2015)

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $557 Mil. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,239 Mil. Hence, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 41.03.

FBHS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.95   Max: 44.44
Current: 40.06

37.95
44.44

During the past 7 years, Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 44.44. The lowest was 37.95. And the median was 41.99.

FBHS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 52.25 vs. FBHS: 40.06 )

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2014 (46.11) to Sep. 2015 (41.03).


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.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=458.9/4013.6*365
=41.73

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=557/1238.8*365 / 4
=41.03

* 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.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.0042.8542.2437.9544.4439.7041.7340.06

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 45.2142.9549.5647.5546.1140.2845.8044.9241.0337.45
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