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Vulcan Materials Co (NYSE:VMC)
Days Sales Outstanding
48.59 (As of Sep. 2015)

Vulcan Materials Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $553 Mil. Vulcan Materials Co's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,038 Mil. Hence, Vulcan Materials Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 48.59.

VMC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.61   Max: 60.05
Current: 44.59

32.61
60.05

During the past 13 years, Vulcan Materials Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 60.05. The lowest was 32.61. And the median was 42.68.

VMC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 59.38 vs. VMC: 44.59 )

Vulcan Materials Co's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2014 (50.11) to Sep. 2015 (48.59).


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.

Vulcan Materials Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=354.935/2994.169*365
=43.27

Vulcan Materials Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=552.985/1038.46*365 / 4
=48.59

* 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.

Vulcan Materials Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 42.7546.2732.6136.3645.3342.5839.4642.6043.2744.59

Vulcan Materials Co Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 49.9443.3855.3450.1050.1142.9053.4749.9948.5944.49
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