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Becton, Dickinson and Co Accounts Receivable

: $1,993 Mil (As of Jun. 2020)
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Accounts Receivable are created when a customer has received a product but has not yet paid for that product. Becton, Dickinson and Co's accounts receivables for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 was $1,993 Mil.

Accounts receivable can be measured by Days Sales Outstanding. Becton, Dickinson and Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 was 47.18.

In Ben Graham's calculation of liquidation value, accounts receivable are only considered to be worth 75% of book value. Becton, Dickinson and Co's Net-Net Working Capital for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 was $-24,066 Mil.


Becton, Dickinson and Co Accounts Receivable Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Becton, Dickinson and Co Annual Data
Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Accounts Receivable Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,618.00 1,618.00 1,744.00 2,319.00 2,345.00

Becton, Dickinson and Co Quarterly Data
Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20
Accounts Receivable Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2,220.00 2,345.00 2,074.00 2,160.00 1,993.00

Becton, Dickinson and Co Accounts Receivable Calculation

Accounts Receivable is money owed to a business by customers and shown on its Balance Sheet as an asset.


Becton, Dickinson and Co Accounts Receivable Explanation

1. Accounts Receivable are created when a customer has received a product but has not yet paid for that product. 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.

Becton, Dickinson and Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding
=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1993/3855*91
=47.18

2. In Ben Graham's calculation of liquidation value, Becton, Dickinson and Co's accounts receivable are only considered to be worth 75% of book value:

Becton, Dickinson and Co's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 is calculated as:

Liquidation value
=Cash And Cash Equivalents-Total Liabilities+(0.75 * Accounts Receivable)+(0.5 * Total Inventories)
=2904-29937+0.75 * 1993+0.5 * 2945
=-24,066

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Be Aware

Net receivables tells us a great deal about the different competitors in the same industry. In competitive industries, some attempt to gain advantage by offering better credit terms, causing increase in sales and receivables.

If company consistently shows lower % Net receivables to gross sales than competitors, then it usually has some kind of competitive advantage which requires further digging.

Average Days Sales Outstanding is a good indicator for measuring a company's sales channel and customers. A company may book great revenue and earnings growth but never receive payment from their customers. This may force a write-off in the future and depress future earnings.


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