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Acadia Healthcare Co Inc (NAS:ACHC)
Days Sales Outstanding
37.09 (As of Mar. 2017)

Acadia Healthcare Co Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $276 Mil. Acadia Healthcare Co Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $679 Mil. Hence, Acadia Healthcare Co Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 37.09.

ACHC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.19   Max: 59.22
Current: 35.07

34.19
59.22

During the past 7 years, Acadia Healthcare Co Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 59.22. The lowest was 34.19. And the median was 46.56.

ACHC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Medical Care industry.

( Industry Median: 40.40 vs. ACHC: 35.07 )

Acadia Healthcare Co Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2016 (40.96) to Mar. 2017 (37.09).


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.

Acadia Healthcare Co Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=263.327/2810.914*365
=34.19

Acadia Healthcare Co Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=276.089/679.194*365 / 4
=37.09

* 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.

Acadia Healthcare Co Inc Annual Data

Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.0059.2257.2149.0643.0144.0634.19

Acadia Healthcare Co Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 36.6343.1436.6740.8739.9140.9634.3934.4834.1937.09
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