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Costco Wholesale Days Sales Outstanding

: 2.95 (As of Aug. 2019)
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Costco Wholesale's Accounts Receivable for the three months ended in Aug. 2019 was $1,535 Mil. Costco Wholesale's Revenue for the three months ended in Aug. 2019 was $47,498 Mil. Hence, Costco Wholesale's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Aug. 2019 was 2.95.

NAS:COST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67   Max: 4.3
Current: 4.76

3.67
4.3

During the past 13 years, Costco Wholesale's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 4.30. The lowest was 3.67. And the median was 3.95.

NAS:COST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 351 Companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry.

( Industry Median: 22.15 vs. NAS:COST: 4.76 )

Costco Wholesale's days sales outstanding declined from Nov. 2018 (4.67) to Aug. 2019 (2.95).


Costco Wholesale Days Sales Outstanding 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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Costco Wholesale Annual Data
Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Days Sales Outstanding Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 3.85 4.05 4.30 3.67

Costco Wholesale Quarterly Data
Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 Apr19 May19 Aug19
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 4.67 5.14 0.00 0.00 2.95

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.


Costco Wholesale Days Sales Outstanding Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale's Days Sales Outstanding falls into.



Costco Wholesale Days Sales Outstanding 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.

Costco Wholesale's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2019 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1535/152703*365
=3.67

Costco Wholesale's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2019 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1535/47498*365 / 4
=2.95

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


Costco Wholesale  (NAS:COST) Days Sales Outstanding 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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