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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Accenture PLC (ACN)


Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios

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Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

Accenture PLC, short-term (operating) activity ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Turnover Ratios
Receivables turnover
Payables turnover
Working capital turnover
Average No. Days
Average receivable collection period
Average payables payment period

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Accenture PLC’s receivables turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Accenture PLC’s payables turnover ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Accenture PLC’s working capital turnover ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

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. Accenture PLC’s number of days of receivables outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 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. Accenture PLC’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Receivables Turnover

Accenture PLC, receivables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Revenues
Receivables, net of allowance
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
Receivables Turnover, Sector
Support Services
Receivables Turnover, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Receivables turnover = Revenues ÷ Receivables, net of allowance
= ÷ =

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. Accenture PLC’s receivables turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Payables Turnover

Accenture PLC, payables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Cost of services
Accounts payable
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
Payables Turnover, Sector
Support Services
Payables Turnover, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Payables turnover = Cost of services ÷ Accounts payable
= ÷ =

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. Accenture PLC’s payables turnover ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Working Capital Turnover

Accenture PLC, working capital turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Current assets
Less: Current liabilities
Working capital
 
Revenues
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
Working Capital Turnover, Sector
Support Services
Working Capital Turnover, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

1 2019 Calculation
Working capital turnover = Revenues ÷ Working capital
= ÷ =

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. Accenture PLC’s working capital turnover ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Average Receivable Collection Period

Accenture PLC, average receivable collection period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
Average Receivable Collection Period, Sector
Support Services
Average Receivable Collection Period, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

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

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. Accenture PLC’s number of days of receivables outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 but then deteriorated significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Average Payables Payment Period

Accenture PLC, average payables payment period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 31, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
Average Payables Payment Period, Sector
Support Services
Average Payables Payment Period, Industry
Industrials

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-K (filing date: 2014-10-24).

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

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

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. Accenture PLC’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.