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Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV (NYSE:FMX)
Days Sales Outstanding
21.42 (As of Sep. 2015)

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,098 Mil. Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $4,677 Mil. Hence, Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 21.42.

FMX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.88   Max: 23.46
Current: 27.78

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
59% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 35.97 vs. FMX: 27.78 )

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2014 (16.40) to Sep. 2015 (21.42).


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. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=594.125546641/18143.245756*365
=11.95

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1097.82821714/4677.4988568*365 / 4
=21.42

* 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.

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysSalesOutstanding 18.0320.1423.1423.4615.7011.8114.1810.8812.4511.95

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
DaysSalesOutstanding 12.9914.3710.9326.6915.7816.4014.4018.6813.9121.42
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