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Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG)
Days Sales Outstanding
23.43 (As of Dec. 2016)

Harley-Davidson Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $285 Mil. Harley-Davidson Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,111 Mil. Hence, Harley-Davidson Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 23.43.

HOG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.55   Max: 20.56
Current: 17.35

11.55
20.56

During the past 13 years, Harley-Davidson Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 20.56. The lowest was 11.55. And the median was 15.61.

HOG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 58.86 vs. HOG: 17.35 )

Harley-Davidson Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (19.12) to Dec. 2016 (23.43).


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.

Harley-Davidson 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
=285.106/5996.458*365
=17.35

Harley-Davidson 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
=285.106/1110.6*365 / 4
=23.43

* 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.

Harley-Davidson Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 11.5516.2620.5619.7115.0515.0516.1514.5115.0617.35

Harley-Davidson Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 20.0718.8315.3013.8820.3719.1216.2715.3024.7823.43
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