Word forms: (regular plural) receivables collection periods
( Accounting : Management )
days sales outstanding
, average collection period
Their lean manufacturing and relatively short receivables collection period has resulted in a significant level of liquidity.
The receivables collection period measures the number of days it takes, on average, to collect accounts receivable
based on the average balance in accounts receivable.
A receivables collection period is a measure of cash flow that is calculated by dividing average receivables by credit
sales per day.
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