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Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV (NYSE:CBI)
Days Sales Outstanding
33.91 (As of Mar. 2017)

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $679 Mil. Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $1,827 Mil. Hence, Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 33.91.

CBI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.87   Max: 102.86
Current: 25.19

24.87
102.86

During the past 13 years, Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 102.86. The lowest was 24.87. And the median was 37.93.

CBI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 72.76 vs. CBI: 25.19 )

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2016 (59.35) to Mar. 2017 (33.91).


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.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV'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
=727.659/10679.558*365
=24.87

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=679.147/1827.352*365 / 4
=33.91

* 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.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 102.8636.5738.2836.1339.6950.1145.5836.7637.5824.87

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co NV Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 35.3639.3437.7536.5037.0959.3548.9142.2326.1433.91
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