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Rio Tinto PLC  (NYSE:RIO) Days Sales Outstanding: 28.10 (As of Jun. 2017)

Rio Tinto PLC's Accounts Receivable for the six months ended in Jun. 2017 was $2,975 Mil. Rio Tinto PLC's Revenue for the six months ended in Jun. 2017 was $19,319 Mil. Hence, Rio Tinto PLC's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Jun. 2017 was 28.10.

NYSE:RIO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.3   Max: 59.69
Current: 28.52

14.3
59.69

During the past 13 years, Rio Tinto PLC's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 59.69. The lowest was 14.30. And the median was 30.50.

NYSE:RIO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 586 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 34.65 vs. NYSE:RIO: 28.52 )

Rio Tinto PLC's days sales outstanding increased from Jun. 2016 (24.38) to Jun. 2017 (28.10).


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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Rio Tinto PLC Annual Data

Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16
Days Sales Outstanding Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 23.59 21.31 19.01 14.30 24.67

Rio Tinto PLC Semi-Annual Data

Dec07 Jun08 Dec08 Jun09 Dec09 Jun10 Dec10 Jun11 Dec11 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Jun17
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 28.41 14.79 24.38 22.79 28.10

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.


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.

Rio Tinto PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2283/33781*365
=24.67

Rio Tinto PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2975/19319*365 / 2
=28.10

* 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.


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