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The Scotts Miracle Gro Co (NYSE:SMG)
Days Sales Outstanding
85.02 (As of Mar. 2017)

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $1,121 Mil. The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $1,204 Mil. Hence, The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 85.02.

SMG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.56   Max: 143.77
Current: 143.77

41.56
143.77

During the past 13 years, The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 143.77. The lowest was 41.56. And the median was 46.56.

SMG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 54.86 vs. SMG: 143.77 )

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2016 (85.23) to Mar. 2017 (85.02).


Definition

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 receivables are being managed.

Account receivable can be measured by Days Sales Outstanding.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=371.1/2836.1*365
=47.76

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1121.3/1203.5*365 / 4
=85.02

* 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.


Related Terms

Account Receivable, Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 50.5649.7549.1444.2044.3845.3642.9349.6041.5647.76

The Scotts Miracle Gro Co Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 78.2588.9964.3075.5096.8385.2372.9684.1784.8285.02
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