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Rockwell Automation Inc (NYSE:ROK)
Days Sales Outstanding
65.13 (As of Mar. 2016)

Rockwell Automation Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,028 Mil. Rockwell Automation Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,440 Mil. Hence, Rockwell Automation Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 65.13.

ROK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.8   Max: 69.23
Current: 62.02

48.8
69.23

During the past 13 years, Rockwell Automation Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 69.23. The lowest was 48.80. And the median was 64.62.

ROK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 76.88 vs. ROK: 62.02 )

Rockwell Automation Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (62.39) to Mar. 2016 (65.13).


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.

Rockwell Automation Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1041/6307.9*365
=60.24

Rockwell Automation 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
=1028/1440.3*365 / 4
=65.13

* 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.

Rockwell Automation Inc Annual Data

Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
DaysSalesOutstanding 48.8067.6761.4961.1964.5564.6969.2368.1667.0060.24

Rockwell Automation Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 67.0468.6765.1662.2664.1462.3962.8159.0964.9765.13
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