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The Scotts Miracle Gro Co (NYSE:SMG)
Days Sales Outstanding
336.69 (As of Sep. 2016)

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's account receivable for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $371 Mil. The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's revenue for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $402 Mil. Hence, The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was 168.35.

SMG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.56   Max: 50.56
Current: 46.91

41.56
50.56

During the past 13 years, The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 50.56. The lowest was 41.56. And the median was 46.56.

SMG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 61.09 vs. SMG: 46.91 )

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2016 (340.93) to Sep. 2016 (336.69).


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.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=371.1/2836.1*365
=47.76

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=371.1/402.3*365 / 2
=168.35

* 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.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 50.5649.7549.1444.2042.1845.3642.9349.6041.5647.76

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 245.24668.56313.00355.98257.20302.00306.62340.93291.82336.69
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