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Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)


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

Beginner level


Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

Microsoft Corp., short-term (operating) activity ratios (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Microsoft Corp.’s inventory turnover ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Microsoft Corp.’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Microsoft Corp.’s payables turnover ratio decreased from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then slightly increased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Microsoft Corp.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

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. Microsoft Corp.’s number of days of inventory outstanding deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. Microsoft Corp.’s number of days of receivables outstanding deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. Microsoft Corp.’s operating cycle deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 not reaching Q3 2019 level.
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. Microsoft Corp.’s number of days of payables outstanding increased from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then slightly decreased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 not reaching Q3 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. Microsoft Corp.’s cash conversion cycle deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.

Inventory Turnover

Microsoft Corp., inventory turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of revenue hidden 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 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 hidden
Benchmarks
Inventory Turnover, Competitors2
Alphabet 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Inventory turnover = (Cost of revenueQ1 2020 + Cost of revenueQ4 2019 + Cost of revenueQ3 2019 + Cost of revenueQ2 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. Microsoft Corp.’s inventory turnover ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Receivables Turnover

Microsoft Corp., receivables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Revenue hidden 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 of allowance for doubtful accounts hidden 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 hidden
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Adobe 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 hidden
Alphabet 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 hidden
Facebook 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden
Intuit 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 hidden
Oracle 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 hidden
salesforce.com 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Receivables turnover = (RevenueQ1 2020 + RevenueQ4 2019 + RevenueQ3 2019 + RevenueQ2 2019) ÷ Accounts receivable, net of allowance for doubtful accounts
= (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. Microsoft Corp.’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.

Payables Turnover

Microsoft Corp., payables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of revenue hidden 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 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 hidden
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Adobe 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 hidden
Alphabet 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 hidden
Facebook 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden
Intuit 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 hidden
Oracle 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Payables turnover = (Cost of revenueQ1 2020 + Cost of revenueQ4 2019 + Cost of revenueQ3 2019 + Cost of revenueQ2 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. Microsoft Corp.’s payables turnover ratio decreased from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then slightly increased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Working Capital Turnover

Microsoft Corp., working capital turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 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 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 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 hidden
 
Revenue hidden 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 hidden
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Adobe 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 hidden
Alphabet 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 hidden
Facebook 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden
Intuit 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 hidden
Oracle 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 hidden
salesforce.com 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Working capital turnover = (RevenueQ1 2020 + RevenueQ4 2019 + RevenueQ3 2019 + RevenueQ2 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. Microsoft Corp.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Average Inventory Processing Period

Microsoft Corp., average inventory processing period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 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 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 hidden
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Inventory Processing Period, Competitors2
Alphabet 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 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. Microsoft Corp.’s number of days of inventory outstanding deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 and from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020.

Average Receivable Collection Period

Microsoft Corp., average receivable collection period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 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 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 hidden
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Adobe 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 hidden
Alphabet 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 hidden
Facebook 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden
Intuit 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 hidden
Oracle 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 hidden
salesforce.com 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 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. Microsoft Corp.’s number of days of receivables outstanding deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.

Operating Cycle

Microsoft Corp., operating cycle calculation (quarterly data)

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 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 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 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 hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Cycle, Competitors2
Alphabet 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 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. Microsoft Corp.’s operating cycle deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 not reaching Q3 2019 level.

Average Payables Payment Period

Microsoft Corp., average payables payment period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 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 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 hidden
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Adobe 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 hidden
Alphabet 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 hidden
Facebook 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden
Intuit 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 hidden
Oracle 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
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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. Microsoft Corp.’s number of days of payables outstanding increased from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then slightly decreased from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 not reaching Q3 2019 level.

Cash Conversion Cycle

Microsoft Corp., cash conversion cycle calculation (quarterly data)

No. days

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Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013
Selected Financial Data
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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 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 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 hidden
Benchmarks
Cash Conversion Cycle, Competitors2
Alphabet 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 hidden
International Business Machines 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 hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2019-08-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-01-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2018-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2017-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-20), 10-K (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-01-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2015-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-01-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-23), 10-K (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-01-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-10-24).

1 Q1 2020 Calculation
Cash conversion cycle = Average inventory processing period + Average receivable collection period – Average payables payment period
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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. Microsoft Corp.’s cash conversion cycle deteriorated from Q3 2019 to Q4 2019 but then improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 exceeding Q3 2019 level.