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

Harley-Davidson Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $312 Mil. Harley-Davidson Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,750 Mil. Hence, Harley-Davidson Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 16.27.

HOG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.44   Max: 20.56
Current: 18.75

8.44
20.56

During the past 13 years, Harley-Davidson Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 20.56. The lowest was 8.44. And the median was 15.06.

HOG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 59.83 vs. HOG: 18.75 )

Harley-Davidson Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (15.30) to Mar. 2016 (16.27).


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. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=247.405/5995.402*365
=15.06

Harley-Davidson Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=311.96/1749.968*365 / 4
=16.27

* 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.

Harley-Davidson Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 8.4411.5517.3120.5619.7115.0515.0516.1514.5115.06

Harley-Davidson Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 20.0117.1813.2220.0718.8315.3013.8820.3719.1216.27
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