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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc (NAS:JBHT)
Days Sales Outstanding
39.51 (As of Dec. 2016)

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $745 Mil. JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,721 Mil. Hence, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 39.51.

JBHT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.45   Max: 41.5
Current: 41.5

27.45
41.5

During the past 13 years, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 41.50. The lowest was 27.45. And the median was 34.95.

JBHT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 43.01 vs. JBHT: 41.50 )

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (35.14) to Dec. 2016 (39.51).


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.

JB Hunt Transport Services 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
=745.288/6555.459*365
=41.50

JB Hunt Transport Services 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
=745.288/1721.062*365 / 4
=39.51

* 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.

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 34.5427.4535.3633.7933.1833.6537.1638.7136.8341.50

JB Hunt Transport Services Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 38.2637.0739.9939.4238.6235.1441.2142.0441.8339.51
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