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Becton, Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX)

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Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios

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Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

Becton, Dickinson & Co., short-term (operating) activity ratios

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Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Turnover Ratios
Inventory turnover
Receivables turnover
Payables turnover
Working capital turnover
Average No. Days
Average inventory processing period
Add: Average receivable collection period
Operating cycle
Less: Average payables payment period
Cash conversion cycle

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s payables turnover ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s number of days of inventory outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover.
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s operating cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 and 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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s cash conversion cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.

Inventory Turnover

Becton, Dickinson & Co., inventory turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of products sold
Inventories
Short-term Activity Ratio
Inventory turnover1
Benchmarks
Inventory Turnover, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Inventory Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Inventory Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Inventory turnover = Cost of products sold ÷ Inventories
= ÷ =

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.

Receivables Turnover

Becton, Dickinson & Co., receivables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Revenues
Trade receivables, net
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Receivables Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Receivables Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Receivables turnover = Revenues ÷ Trade receivables, net
= ÷ =

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Payables Turnover

Becton, Dickinson & Co., payables turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of products sold
Accounts payable
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Payables Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Payables Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

1 2019 Calculation
Payables turnover = Cost of products sold ÷ 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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s payables turnover ratio increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Working Capital Turnover

Becton, Dickinson & Co., working capital turnover calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets
Less: Current liabilities
Working capital
 
Revenues
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Working Capital Turnover, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Working Capital Turnover, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 not reaching 2017 level.

Average Inventory Processing Period

Becton, Dickinson & Co., average inventory processing period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Inventory turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average inventory processing period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Inventory Processing Period, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Average Inventory Processing Period, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Average Inventory Processing Period, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

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

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s number of days of inventory outstanding improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.

Average Receivable Collection Period

Becton, Dickinson & Co., average receivable collection period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Average Receivable Collection Period, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Average Receivable Collection Period, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

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.

Operating Cycle

Becton, Dickinson & Co., operating cycle calculation, comparison to benchmarks

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period
Average receivable collection period
Short-term Activity Ratio
Operating cycle1
Benchmarks
Operating Cycle, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Operating Cycle, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Operating Cycle, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

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

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s operating cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Average Payables Payment Period

Becton, Dickinson & Co., average payables payment period calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Average Payables Payment Period, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Average Payables Payment Period, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Cash Conversion Cycle

Becton, Dickinson & Co., cash conversion cycle calculation, comparison to benchmarks

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Sep 30, 2017 Sep 30, 2016 Sep 30, 2015 Sep 30, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period
Average receivable collection period
Average payables payment period
Short-term Activity Ratio
Cash conversion cycle1
Benchmarks
Cash Conversion Cycle, Competitors2
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Medtronic PLC
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Cash Conversion Cycle, Sector
Health Care Equipment & Services
Cash Conversion Cycle, Industry
Health Care

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-11-25), 10-K (filing date: 2014-11-26).

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

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s cash conversion cycle improved from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly deteriorated from 2018 to 2019.