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Photronics Cash Conversion Cycle

: 70.03 (As of Jan. 2021)
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Cash Conversion Cycle is one of several measures of management effectiveness. It equals Days Sales Outstanding + Days Inventory - Days Payable.

Photronics's Days Sales Outstanding for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was 82.26.
Photronics's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was 42.67.
Photronics's Days Payable for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was 54.9.
Therefore, Photronics's Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC) for the three months ended in Jan. 2021 was 70.03.


Photronics Cash Conversion Cycle Historical Data

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Photronics Annual Data
Oct11 Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Oct17 Oct18 Oct19 Oct20
Cash Conversion Cycle Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 35.57 52.76 37.63 40.69 56.94

Photronics Quarterly Data
Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21
Cash Conversion Cycle 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 50.35 66.36 59.00 63.48 70.03

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Photronics Cash Conversion Cycle Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Photronics's Cash Conversion Cycle falls into.



Photronics Cash Conversion Cycle Calculation

Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC) measures how fast a company can convert cash on hand into even more cash on hand. This metric looks at the amount of time needed to sell inventory, the amount of time needed to collect receivables and the length of time the company is afforded to pay its bills without incurring penalties.

Cash Conversion Cycle is one of several measures of management effectiveness.

Photronics's Cash Conversion Cycle for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as

Cash Conversion Cycle=Days Sales Outstanding +Days Inventory-Days Payable
=80.5+40.5-64.06
=56.94

Photronics's Cash Conversion Cycle for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2021 is calculated as:

Cash Conversion Cycle=Days Sales Outstanding+Days Inventory-Days Payable
=82.26+42.67-54.9
=70.03

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Photronics  (NAS:PLAB) Cash Conversion Cycle Explanation

Generally, the lower this number is, the better for the company. Although it should be combined with other metrics (such as ROE % and ROA %), it can be especially useful for comparing close competitors, because the company with the lowest CCC is often the one with better management.


Be Aware

CCC is most effective with retail-type companies, which have inventories that are sold to customers. Consulting businesses, software companies and insurance companies are all examples of companies for whom this metric is meaningless.

The CCC is one of several tools that can help you evaluate management, especially if it is calculated for several consecutive time periods and for several competitors. Decreasing or steady CCCs are good, while rising ones should motivate you to dig a bit deeper.


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