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Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV (NYSE:FMX)
Days Sales Outstanding
16.29 (As of Dec. 2016)

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,024 Mil. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $5,734 Mil. Hence, Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 16.29.

FMX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.88   Max: 23.46
Current: 19.23

10.88
23.46

During the past 13 years, Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 23.46. The lowest was 10.88. And the median was 14.94.

FMX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 38.12 vs. FMX: 19.23 )

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (13.80) to Dec. 2016 (16.29).


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.

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV'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
=1023.6497034/19488.9068842*365
=19.17

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1023.6497034/5733.73595067*365 / 4
=16.29

* 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.

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 23.1423.4615.7011.8114.1810.8812.4512.2716.2219.17

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 16.4014.789.8513.9121.4213.8019.7619.5318.8416.29
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