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Henry Schein Inc (NAS:HSIC)
Days Sales Outstanding
36.67 (As of Dec. 2016)

Henry Schein Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,254 Mil. Henry Schein Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $3,121 Mil. Hence, Henry Schein Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 36.67.

HSIC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.01   Max: 43.79
Current: 39.56

38.01
43.79

During the past 13 years, Henry Schein Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 43.79. The lowest was 38.01. And the median was 40.97.

HSIC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 53.92 vs. HSIC: 39.56 )

Henry Schein Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2015 (39.36) to Dec. 2016 (36.67).


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.

Henry Schein 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
=1254.139/11571.668*365
=39.56

Henry Schein 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
=1254.139/3120.934*365 / 4
=36.67

* 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.

Henry Schein Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 43.7941.9940.4942.9538.0141.4540.2939.6842.2339.56

Henry Schein Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 41.0138.0840.7240.4141.5739.3642.8841.1743.5636.67
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