days receivables

The level of accounts receivable expressed as its equivalent in days of a portion of net sales for the year. Calculated by multiplying accounts receivable by 365 and then dividing that product by net sales. American Banker Glossary

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  • Days Sales Outstanding — In accountancy, Days Sales Outstanding is a company s average collection period. A low number of days indicates that the company collects its outstanding receivables quickly. Typically, DSO is calculated monthly. The Days Sales Outstanding (DSO)… …   Wikipedia

  • Receivables turnover ratio — Receivable Turnover Ratio is one of the accounting liquidity ratios, a financial ratio. This ratio measures the number of times, on average, receivables (e.g. Accounts Receivable) are collected during the period. A popular variant of the… …   Wikipedia

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