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Meta Platforms Days Sales Outstanding

: 41.57 (As of Mar. 2022)
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Meta Platforms's average Accounts Receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $12,715 Mil. Meta Platforms's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was $27,908 Mil. Hence, Meta Platforms's Days Sales Outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2022 was 41.57.

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

FB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.29   Med: 43.56   Max: 45.4
Current: 36.29

During the past 12 years, Meta Platforms's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 45.40. The lowest was 36.29. And the median was 43.56.

FB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked better than
66.16% of 588 companies
in the Interactive Media industry
Industry Median: 44.40 vs FB: 36.29

Meta Platforms's Days Sales Outstanding increased from Mar. 2021 (37.68) to Mar. 2022 (41.57).


Meta Platforms Days Sales Outstanding Historical Data

The historical data trend for Meta Platforms'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.

* Premium members only.

Meta Platforms 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 44.11 43.86 44.16 44.27 39.27

Meta Platforms Quarterly Data
Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22
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 37.68 34.48 37.41 35.40 41.57

Competitive Comparison

For the Internet Content & Information subindustry, Meta Platforms'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.

   

Meta Platforms Days Sales Outstanding Distribution

For the Interactive Media industry and Communication Services sector, Meta Platforms's Days Sales Outstanding distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Meta Platforms's Days Sales Outstanding falls into.



Meta Platforms 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.

Meta Platforms'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
=( (11335 + 14039) / 2 ) / 117929*365
=12687 / 117929*365
=39.27

Meta Platforms's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding (Q: Mar. 2022 )
=Average Accounts Receivable /Revenue*Days in Period
=( (Accounts Receivable (A: Dec. 2021 ) + Accounts Receivable (A: Mar. 2022 )) / count ) / Revenue (A: Mar. 2022 )*Days in Period
=( (14039 + 11390) / 2 ) / 27908*365 / 4
=12714.5 / 27908*365 / 4
=41.57

* 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.


Meta Platforms  (NAS:FB) Days Sales Outstanding Explanation

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Meta Platforms Business Description

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Meta is the world's largest online social network, with 2.5 billion monthly active users. Users engage with each other in different ways, exchanging messages and sharing news events, photos, and videos. On the video side, the firm is in the process of building a library of premium content and monetizing it via ads or subscription revenue. Meta refers to this as Facebook Watch. The firm's ecosystem consists mainly of the Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and many features surrounding these products. Users can access Facebook on mobile devices and desktops. Advertising revenue represents more than 90% of the firm's total revenue, with 50% coming from the U.S. and Canada and 25% from Europe. With gross margins above 80%, Meta operates at a 30%-plus margin.
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