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Sanofi SA (NYSE:SNY)
Days Sales Outstanding
72.23 (As of Dec. 2016)

Sanofi SA's account receivable for the six months ended in Dec. 2016 was $7,712 Mil. Sanofi SA's revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2016 was $19,485 Mil. Hence, Sanofi SA's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Dec. 2016 was 72.23.

SNY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.29   Max: 83.73
Current: 76.88

61.29
83.73

During the past 13 years, Sanofi SA's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 83.73. The lowest was 61.29. And the median was 76.54.

SNY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry.

( Industry Median: 75.05 vs. SNY: 76.88 )

Sanofi SA's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2015 (75.39) to Dec. 2016 (72.23).


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.

Sanofi SA's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=7712.02531646/36611.814346*365
=76.88

Sanofi SA's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=7712.02531646/19485.2320675*365 / 2
=72.23

* 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.

Sanofi SA Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 61.2967.1771.4069.7883.7376.2079.6881.5577.3376.88

Sanofi SA Semi-Annual Data

Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13Jun14Dec14Jun15Dec15Jun16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 82.8376.5385.5582.8581.0581.9183.4575.3981.9472.23
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