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Apple Inc. (AAPL)


Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios
Quarterly Data

Beginner level


Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

Apple Inc., short-term (operating) activity ratios (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Turnover Ratios
Inventory turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Receivables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Payables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working capital turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average No. Days
Average inventory processing period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Average receivable collection period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating cycle hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Average payables payment period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cash conversion cycle hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Apple Inc.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 not reaching Q2 2019 level.
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Apple Inc.’s receivables turnover ratio improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Apple Inc.’s payables turnover ratio increased from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then decreased significantly from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Apple Inc.’s working capital turnover ratio deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 and from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average inventory processing period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by inventory turnover over the period. Apple Inc.’s number of days of inventory outstanding improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. Apple Inc.’s number of days of receivables outstanding improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. Apple Inc.’s operating cycle improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period. Apple Inc.’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then increased from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 exceeding Q2 2019 level.
Cash conversion cycle A financial metric that measures the length of time required for a company to convert cash invested in its operations to cash received as a result of its operations; equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period minus average payables payment period. Apple Inc.’s cash conversion cycle improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 and from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Inventory Turnover

Apple Inc., inventory turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Inventories hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Inventory turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Inventory Turnover, Competitors2
Applied Materials Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Qualcomm Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Inventory turnover = (Cost of salesQ4 2019 + Cost of salesQ3 2019 + Cost of salesQ2 2019 + Cost of salesQ1 2019) ÷ Inventories
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Apple Inc.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 not reaching Q2 2019 level.

Receivables Turnover

Apple Inc., receivables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts receivable, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Applied Materials Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Receivables turnover = (Net salesQ4 2019 + Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019) ÷ Accounts receivable, net
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Apple Inc.’s receivables turnover ratio improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Payables Turnover

Apple Inc., payables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Qualcomm Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Payables turnover = (Cost of salesQ4 2019 + Cost of salesQ3 2019 + Cost of salesQ2 2019 + Cost of salesQ1 2019) ÷ Accounts payable
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Apple Inc.’s payables turnover ratio increased from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then decreased significantly from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Working Capital Turnover

Apple Inc., working capital turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
 
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Applied Materials Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Qualcomm Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Working capital turnover = (Net salesQ4 2019 + Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019) ÷ Working capital
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Apple Inc.’s working capital turnover ratio deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 and from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Average Inventory Processing Period

Apple Inc., average inventory processing period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data
Inventory turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average inventory processing period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Inventory Processing Period, Competitors2
Applied Materials Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Qualcomm Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Average inventory processing period = 365 ÷ Inventory turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average inventory processing period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by inventory turnover over the period. Apple Inc.’s number of days of inventory outstanding improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Average Receivable Collection Period

Apple Inc., average receivable collection period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Applied Materials Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Average receivable collection period = 365 ÷ Receivables turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. Apple Inc.’s number of days of receivables outstanding improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Operating Cycle

Apple Inc., operating cycle calculation (quarterly data)

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average receivable collection period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Operating cycle1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Cycle, Competitors2
Applied Materials Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Operating cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period
= hidden + hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. Apple Inc.’s operating cycle improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.

Average Payables Payment Period

Apple Inc., average payables payment period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Qualcomm Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

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Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period. Apple Inc.’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 but then increased from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 exceeding Q2 2019 level.

Cash Conversion Cycle

Apple Inc., cash conversion cycle calculation (quarterly data)

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Sep 28, 2019 Jun 29, 2019 Mar 30, 2019 Dec 29, 2018 Sep 29, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jul 1, 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Mar 26, 2016 Dec 26, 2015 Sep 26, 2015 Jun 27, 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Dec 27, 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Jun 28, 2014 Mar 29, 2014 Dec 28, 2013
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average receivable collection period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average payables payment period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Cash conversion cycle1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Cash Conversion Cycle, Competitors2
Broadcom Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Cisco Systems Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Intel Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
NVIDIA Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Texas Instruments Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-01), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-27), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-28), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-28).

1 Q4 2019 Calculation
Cash conversion cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period – Average payables payment period
= hidden + hiddenhidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Cash conversion cycle A financial metric that measures the length of time required for a company to convert cash invested in its operations to cash received as a result of its operations; equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period minus average payables payment period. Apple Inc.’s cash conversion cycle improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 and from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019.