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Short-term (Operating) Activity Analysis

Difficulty: Beginner

Activity ratios measure how efficiently a company performs day-to-day tasks, such us the collection of receivables and management of inventory.


Ratios (Summary)

Accenture PLC, short-term (operating) activity ratios

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Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Aug 31, 2013 Aug 31, 2012
Turnover Ratios
Receivables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Payables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working capital turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average No. of Days
Add: Average receivable collection period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Average payables payment period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Accenture PLC Annual Reports

Ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Accenture PLC's receivables turnover deteriorated from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Accenture PLC's payables turnover declined from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Accenture PLC's working capital turnover improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover.
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 average payables payment period increased from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

Receivables Turnover

Accenture PLC, receivables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Aug 31, 2013 Aug 31, 2012
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in thousands)
Revenues before reimbursements (Net revenues) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Receivables from clients, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Receivables turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors
Automatic Data Processing Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Receivables Turnover, Sector
Support Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Receivables Turnover, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Accenture PLC Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Receivables turnover = Revenues before reimbursements (Net revenues) ÷ Receivables from clients, net
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Accenture PLC's receivables turnover deteriorated from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

Payables Turnover

Accenture PLC, payables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Aug 31, 2013 Aug 31, 2012
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in thousands)
Cost of services before reimbursable expenses hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Payables turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors
Automatic Data Processing Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Payables Turnover, Sector
Support Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Payables Turnover, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Accenture PLC Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Payables turnover = Cost of services before reimbursable expenses ÷ Accounts payable
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Accenture PLC's payables turnover declined from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

Working Capital Turnover

Accenture PLC, working capital turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Aug 31, 2013 Aug 31, 2012
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in thousands)
Current assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Revenues before reimbursements (Net revenues) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio
Working capital turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors
Automatic Data Processing Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working Capital Turnover, Sector
Support Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working Capital Turnover, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Accenture PLC Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Working capital turnover = Revenues before reimbursements (Net revenues) ÷ Working capital
= hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Accenture PLC's working capital turnover improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

Average Receivable Collection Period

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

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Aug 31, 2013 Aug 31, 2012
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio (no. of days)
Average receivable collection period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks (no. of days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors
Automatic Data Processing Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average Receivable Collection Period, Sector
Support Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average Receivable Collection Period, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Accenture PLC Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Average receivable collection period = 365 ÷ Receivables turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

Ratio Description The company
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover.

Average Payables Payment Period

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

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Aug 31, 2017 Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2015 Aug 31, 2014 Aug 31, 2013 Aug 31, 2012
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Ratio (no. of days)
Average payables payment period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks (no. of days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors
Automatic Data Processing Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average Payables Payment Period, Sector
Support Services hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average Payables Payment Period, Industry
Industrials hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Source: Based on data from Accenture PLC Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

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 average payables payment period increased from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.