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BHP Billiton Ltd  (NYSE:BHP) Days Sales Outstanding: 28.38 (As of Jun. 2017)

BHP Billiton Ltd's Accounts Receivable for the six months ended in Jun. 2017 was $3,031 Mil. BHP Billiton Ltd's Revenue for the six months ended in Jun. 2017 was $19,489 Mil. Hence, BHP Billiton Ltd's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Jun. 2017 was 28.38.

NYSE:BHP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.46   Max: 49.1
Current: 28.49

24.46
49.1

During the past 13 years, BHP Billiton Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 49.10. The lowest was 24.46. And the median was 32.53.

NYSE:BHP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 621 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 33.96 vs. NYSE:BHP: 28.49 )

BHP Billiton Ltd's days sales outstanding declined from Jun. 2016 (44.69) to Jun. 2017 (28.38).


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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BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

Jun08 Jun09 Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
Days Sales Outstanding Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 44.57 29.71 40.71 43.95 28.90

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

Dec07 Jun08 Dec08 Jun09 Dec09 Jun10 Dec10 Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17
Days Sales Outstanding 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 45.95 41.57 44.69 36.71 28.38

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.


Calculation

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 Receivable are being managed.

Accounts Receivable can be measured by Days Sales Outstanding.

BHP Billiton Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2017 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3031/38285*365
=28.90

BHP Billiton Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3031/19489*365 / 2
=28.38

* 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.


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