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Fluor Corp (NYSE:FLR)
Days Sales Outstanding
31.09 (As of Dec. 2016)

Fluor Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,700 Mil. Fluor Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $4,990 Mil. Hence, Fluor Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 31.09.

FLR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.42   Max: 32.6
Current: 32.6

16.42
32.6

During the past 13 years, Fluor Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 32.60. The lowest was 16.42. And the median was 20.38.

FLR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 70.58 vs. FLR: 32.60 )

Fluor Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (25.12) to Dec. 2016 (31.09).


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.

Fluor Corp'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
=1700.224/19036.525*365
=32.60

Fluor 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
=1700.224/4989.655*365 / 4
=31.09

* 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.

Fluor Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 20.7020.0616.4221.2719.2616.4517.0024.9524.2432.60

Fluor Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 19.2924.6225.2024.0124.8625.1230.8731.5031.9731.09
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