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Sherwin-Williams Co  (NYSE:SHW) Days Sales Outstanding: 49.12 (As of Sep. 2017)

Sherwin-Williams Co's Accounts Receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was $2,426 Mil. Sherwin-Williams Co's Revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was $4,507 Mil. Hence, Sherwin-Williams Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was 49.12.

NYSE:SHW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.22   Max: 64.23
Current: 64.23

35.22
64.23

During the past 13 years, Sherwin-Williams Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 64.23. The lowest was 35.22. And the median was 38.62.

NYSE:SHW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 922 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 62.94 vs. NYSE:SHW: 64.23 )

Sherwin-Williams Co's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2016 (40.57) to Sep. 2017 (49.12).


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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Sherwin-Williams Co 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 39.53 39.34 37.08 35.87 37.90

Sherwin-Williams Co Quarterly Data

Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17
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 40.57 40.37 44.84 58.08 49.12

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.

Sherwin-Williams Co'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
=1230.987/11855.602*365
=37.90

Sherwin-Williams Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2426.222/4507.02*365 / 4
=49.12

* 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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