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Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT)

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

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Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

Medtronic PLC, short-term (operating) activity ratios (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 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: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Medtronic PLC’s inventory turnover ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Receivables turnover An activity ratio equal to revenue divided by receivables. Medtronic PLC’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Medtronic PLC’s payables turnover ratio increased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then decreased significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Medtronic PLC’s working capital turnover ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 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. Medtronic PLC’s number of days of inventory outstanding deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.
Average receivable collection period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by receivables turnover. Medtronic PLC’s number of days of receivables outstanding deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.
Operating cycle Equal to average inventory processing period plus average receivables collection period. Medtronic PLC’s operating cycle deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 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. Medtronic PLC’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 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. Medtronic PLC’s cash conversion cycle deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Inventory Turnover

Medtronic PLC, inventory turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of products sold
Inventories, net
Short-term Activity Ratio
Inventory turnover1
Benchmarks
Inventory Turnover, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Inventory turnover = (Cost of products soldQ4 2020 + Cost of products soldQ3 2020 + Cost of products soldQ2 2020 + Cost of products soldQ1 2020) ÷ Inventories, net
= ( + + + ) ÷ =

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. Medtronic PLC’s inventory turnover ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Receivables Turnover

Medtronic PLC, receivables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net sales
Accounts receivable, less allowances
Short-term Activity Ratio
Receivables turnover1
Benchmarks
Receivables Turnover, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Receivables turnover = (Net salesQ4 2020 + Net salesQ3 2020 + Net salesQ2 2020 + Net salesQ1 2020) ÷ Accounts receivable, less allowances
= ( + + + ) ÷ =

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. Medtronic PLC’s receivables turnover ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Payables Turnover

Medtronic PLC, payables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 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.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Payables turnover = (Cost of products soldQ4 2020 + Cost of products soldQ3 2020 + Cost of products soldQ2 2020 + Cost of products soldQ1 2020) ÷ 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. Medtronic PLC’s payables turnover ratio increased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then decreased significantly from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Working Capital Turnover

Medtronic PLC, working capital turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets
Less: Current liabilities
Working capital
 
Net sales
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 Calculation
Working capital turnover = (Net salesQ4 2020 + Net salesQ3 2020 + Net salesQ2 2020 + Net salesQ1 2020) ÷ 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. Medtronic PLC’s working capital turnover ratio deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Average Inventory Processing Period

Medtronic PLC, average inventory processing period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Inventory turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average inventory processing period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Inventory Processing Period, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 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. Medtronic PLC’s number of days of inventory outstanding deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 and from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020.

Average Receivable Collection Period

Medtronic PLC, average receivable collection period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Receivables turnover
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average receivable collection period1
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Receivable Collection Period, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 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. Medtronic PLC’s number of days of receivables outstanding deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Operating Cycle

Medtronic PLC, operating cycle calculation (quarterly data)

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 2014
Selected Financial Data
Average inventory processing period
Average receivable collection period
Short-term Activity Ratio
Operating cycle1
Benchmarks
Operating Cycle, Competitors2
Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Boston Scientific Corp.
Danaher Corp.
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 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. Medtronic PLC’s operating cycle deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Average Payables Payment Period

Medtronic PLC, average payables payment period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 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.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 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. Medtronic PLC’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then increased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.

Cash Conversion Cycle

Medtronic PLC, cash conversion cycle calculation (quarterly data)

No. days

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Apr 24, 2020 Jan 24, 2020 Oct 25, 2019 Jul 26, 2019 Apr 26, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Oct 26, 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 Oct 27, 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Apr 28, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 Jan 23, 2015 Oct 24, 2014 Jul 25, 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.
Stryker Corp.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-06-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-06-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-06-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-06-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-07), 10-K (filing date: 2016-06-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-09), 10-K (filing date: 2015-06-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-11-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-29).

1 Q4 2020 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. Medtronic PLC’s cash conversion cycle deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 but then improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 exceeding Q2 2020 level.