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Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ)
Days Sales Outstanding
37.70 (As of May. 2016)

Constellation Brands Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in May. 2016 was $773 Mil. Constellation Brands Inc's revenue for the three months ended in May. 2016 was $1,872 Mil. Hence, Constellation Brands Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in May. 2016 was 37.70.

STZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.26   Max: 70.77
Current: 41.58

36.26
70.77

During the past 13 years, Constellation Brands Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 70.77. The lowest was 36.26. And the median was 54.11.

STZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 43.00 vs. STZ: 41.58 )

Constellation Brands Inc's days sales outstanding declined from May. 2015 (38.94) to May. 2016 (37.70).


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.

Constellation Brands Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=732.5/6548.4*365
=40.83

Constellation Brands Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=773.3/1871.8*365 / 4
=37.70

* 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.

Constellation Brands Inc Annual Data

Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16
DaysSalesOutstanding 61.6570.7752.3955.8345.7260.1861.6046.9636.2640.83

Constellation Brands Inc Quarterly Data

Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16
DaysSalesOutstanding 44.2538.9537.3741.5140.3038.9438.0939.7543.3137.70
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