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Waste Connections Days Sales Outstanding

: 37.43 (As of Jun. 2021)
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Waste Connections's average Accounts Receivable for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $629 Mil. Waste Connections's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $1,534 Mil. Hence, Waste Connections's Days Sales Outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was 37.43.

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

NYSE:WCN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.76   Med: 43.24   Max: 45.26
Current: 39.76

39.76
45.26

During the past 13 years, Waste Connections's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 45.26. The lowest was 39.76. And the median was 43.24.

NYSE:WCN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 42 Companies
in the Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 60.70 vs. NYSE:WCN: 39.76 )

Waste Connections's Days Sales Outstanding declined from Jun. 2020 (43.09) to Jun. 2021 (37.43).


Waste Connections Days Sales Outstanding Historical Data

The historical data trend for Waste Connections'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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Waste Connections Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Days Sales Outstanding
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 40.02 40.97 43.15 43.09 43.33

Waste Connections Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
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 43.09 40.24 40.69 40.50 37.43

Competitive Comparison

For the Waste Management subindustry, Waste Connections'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.

   

Waste Connections Days Sales Outstanding Distribution

For the Waste Management industry and Industrials sector, Waste Connections's Days Sales Outstanding distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Waste Connections's Days Sales Outstanding falls into.



Waste Connections 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.

Waste Connections's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding (A: Dec. 2020 )
=Average Accounts Receivable /Revenue*Days in Period
=( (Accounts Receivable (A: Dec. 2019 ) + Accounts Receivable (A: Dec. 2020 )) / count ) / Revenue (A: Dec. 2020 )*Days in Period
=( (662.808 + 630.264) / 2 ) / 5445.99*365
=646.536 / 5445.99*365
=43.33

Waste Connections's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding (Q: Jun. 2021 )
=Average Accounts Receivable /Revenue*Days in Period
=( (Accounts Receivable (A: Mar. 2021 ) + Accounts Receivable (A: Jun. 2021 )) / count ) / Revenue (A: Jun. 2021 )*Days in Period
=( (608.758 + 649.561) / 2 ) / 1533.931*365 / 4
=629.1595 / 1533.931*365 / 4
=37.43

* 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.


Waste Connections  (NYSE:WCN) 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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Waste Connections Business Description

Waste Connections logo
Industry
Industrials » Waste Management NAICS : 221310 SIC : 4931
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
610 Applewood Crescent, 2nd Floor, Vaughan, ON, CAN, L4K 0E3
Waste Connections is the third- largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste and recycling services in the North America, operating 91 active landfills (12 are E&P waste landfills), 132 transfer stations, and 68 recycling operations. The firm serves residential, commercial, industrial, and energy end markets. Waste Connections entered the Canadian market with its 2016 merger with Progressive Waste. In 2020, 13% of consolidated revenue was generated from the firm's Canadian segment.

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