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Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc (NYSE:SPB)
Days Sales Outstanding
36.84 (As of Dec. 2016)

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $489 Mil. Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,212 Mil. Hence, Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 36.84.

SPB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.95   Max: 51.9
Current: 35.48

34.95
51.9

During the past 8 years, Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 51.90. The lowest was 34.95. And the median was 39.83.

SPB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.28 vs. SPB: 35.48 )

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2015 (38.47) to Dec. 2016 (36.84).


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.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc'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
=482.6/5039.7*365
=34.95

Spectrum Brands Holdings 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
=489.2/1211.8*365 / 4
=36.84

* 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.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Annual Data

Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.0044.9251.9040.8437.6343.0036.1838.8234.95

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 34.0041.8542.3245.3434.8038.4742.0339.4735.2436.84
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