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General Electric Co (NYSE:GE)
Days Sales Outstanding
292.38 (As of Sep. 2015)

General Electric Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $100,965 Mil. General Electric Co's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $31,511 Mil. Hence, General Electric Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 292.38.

GE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 631.67   Max: 877.96
Current: 111.06

631.67
877.96

During the past 13 years, General Electric Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 877.96. The lowest was 631.67. And the median was 790.78.

GE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.68 vs. GE: 111.06 )

General Electric Co's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2014 (736.64) to Sep. 2015 (292.38).


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.

General Electric Co'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
=257148/148589*365
=631.67

General Electric Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=100965/31511*365 / 4
=292.38

* 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.

General Electric Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 861.18877.96799.97822.16803.24763.16709.19680.90631.67120.64

General Electric Co Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 699.70615.63726.21740.31736.64428.30327.70275.54292.38104.46
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