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Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ)
Days Sales Outstanding
46.94 (As of Feb. 2017)

Constellation Brands Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was $837 Mil. Constellation Brands Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was $1,628 Mil. Hence, Constellation Brands Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Feb. 2017 was 46.94.

STZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.26   Max: 70.77
Current: 41.69

36.26
70.77

During the past 13 years, Constellation Brands Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 70.77. The lowest was 36.26. And the median was 50.08.

STZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries industry.

( Industry Median: 38.12 vs. STZ: 41.69 )

Constellation Brands Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Feb. 2016 (50.67) to Feb. 2017 (46.94).


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.

Constellation Brands Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2017 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=837.4/7331.5*365
=41.69

Constellation Brands Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=837.4/1628*365 / 4
=46.94

* 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.

Constellation Brands Inc Annual Data

Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16Feb17
DaysSalesOutstanding 70.7752.3955.8345.7260.1861.6046.9636.2647.7741.69

Constellation Brands Inc Quarterly Data

Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16Feb17
DaysSalesOutstanding 41.5140.3038.9438.0939.7550.6737.7037.5243.1446.94
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