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Forest City Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:FCE.A)
Days Sales Outstanding
79.39 (As of Dec. 2016)

Forest City Realty Trust Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $208.6 Mil. Forest City Realty Trust Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $239.7 Mil. Hence, Forest City Realty Trust Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 79.39.

FCE.A' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.68   Max: 148.43
Current: 81.9

63.68
148.43

During the past 13 years, Forest City Realty Trust Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 148.43. The lowest was 63.68. And the median was 106.12.

FCE.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
88% of the 495 Companies
in the Global REIT - Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.68 vs. FCE.A: 81.90 )

Forest City Realty Trust Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (74.10) to Dec. 2016 (79.39).


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.

Forest City Realty Trust Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=208.563/929.483*365
=81.90

Forest City Realty Trust Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=208.563/239.727*365 / 4
=79.39

* 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.

Forest City Realty Trust Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 93.45118.91121.82115.11136.4397.13148.4363.6882.6781.90

Forest City Realty Trust Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 172.0699.84191.30174.94153.2774.1082.9380.2384.4879.39
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