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Gold Fields Days Sales Outstanding

: 6.32 (As of Dec. 2021)
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Gold Fields's average Accounts Receivable for the six months ended in Dec. 2021 was $77 Mil. Gold Fields's Revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2021 was $2,212 Mil. Hence, Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding for the six months ended in Dec. 2021 was 6.32.

The historical rank and industry rank for Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding or its related term are showing as below:

GFI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.23   Med: 8.06   Max: 23.64
Current: 5.7

During the past 13 years, Gold Fields's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 23.64. The lowest was 4.23. And the median was 8.06.

GFI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked better than
85.77% of 724 companies
in the Metals & Mining industry
Industry Median: 35.01 vs GFI: 5.70

Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding increased from Dec. 2020 (4.25) to Dec. 2021 (6.32).


Gold Fields Days Sales Outstanding Historical Data

The historical data trend for Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding can be seen below:

* 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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Gold Fields Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Days Sales Outstanding
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6.26 4.52 4.52 4.29 5.50

Gold Fields Semi-Annual Data
Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17 Dec17 Jun18 Dec18 Jun19 Dec19 Jun20 Dec20 Jun21 Dec21
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 4.79 4.34 4.25 4.58 6.32

Competitive Comparison

For the Gold subindustry, Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding, along with its competitors' market caps and Days Sales Outstanding data, can be viewed below:

* 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. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Gold Fields Days Sales Outstanding Distribution

For the Metals & Mining industry and Basic Materials sector, Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding falls into.



Gold Fields Days Sales Outstanding Calculation

Days Sales Outstanding measures 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.

Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding (A: Dec. 2021 )
=Average Accounts Receivable /Revenue*Days in Period
=( (Accounts Receivable (A: Dec. 2020 ) + Accounts Receivable (A: Dec. 2021 )) / count ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )*Days in Period
=( (49.8 + 76.6) / 2 ) / 4195.2*365
=63.2 / 4195.2*365
=5.50

Gold Fields's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding (Q: Dec. 2021 )
=Average Accounts Receivable /Revenue*Days in Period
=( (Accounts Receivable (A: Jun. 2021 ) + Accounts Receivable (A: Dec. 2021 )) / count ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2021 )*Days in Period
=( (0 + 76.6) / 1 ) / 2211.6*365 / 2
=76.6 / 2211.6*365 / 2
=6.32

* 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.


Gold Fields  (NYSE:GFI) Days Sales Outstanding Explanation

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Gold Fields Business Description

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150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, ZAF, 2196
Gold Fields Ltd is a globally diversified gold miner and producer with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru, and South Africa. The majority of group revenue is generated in the Australian mines, largely the St Ives and Granny Smith sites, with Ghana the second- largest contributor of revenue. The company is involved in underground and surface gold and copper mining and related activities, including exploration, development, extraction, processing, and smelting. In Peru, the company also produces copper, and it has other precious metal exploration interests in Africa, Eurasia, Australasia, and the Americas.

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