Receivables turnover (days) - breakdown by industry

The receivable turnover ratio determines how quickly a company collects outstanding cash balances from its customers during an accounting period.
Calculation: Net receivable sales/ Average accounts receivables, or in days: 365 / Receivables Turnover Ratio. More about receivables turnover (days).

Number of U.S. listed companies included in the calculation: 3113 (year 2019)

Ratio: Receivables turnover (days)     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
All Industries 13 43 43 43 43 42
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 26 41 58 46 38 36
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 24 454 21 12 12 13
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 12 28 39 44 24 35
08 - Forestry (2) 5 20 20 17 13 8
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 70 301 208 195 150 87
10 - Metal Mining (272) 11 24 28 35 36 36
12 - Coal Mining (28) 7 27 31 26 26 29
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 14 52 57 70 68 50
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 12 45 43 38 45 40
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 10 23 24 34 43 40
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 15 52 52 52 54 56
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 12 45 54 54 54 54
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 10 28 26 29 28 29
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 2 6 11 5 5 18
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 15 40 42 46 48 43
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 10 30 37 37 32 32
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 10 26 29 22 28 22
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 11 29 28 31 31 33
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 11 46 43 42 44 40
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 12 44 44 43 37 34
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 16 52 50 49 46 45
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 6 23 28 22 20 14
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 14 44 45 46 42 45
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 14 36 28 30 26 23
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 12 38 37 44 47 45
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 12 33 37 36 39 39
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 15 43 47 43 44 42
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 17 57 55 56 52 52
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 17 46 47 47 46 46
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 15 43 47 50 49 47
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 16 54 54 52 53 52
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 16 42 42 46 44 45
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 8 30 30 28 29 31
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 10 41 42 42 43 42
44 - Water Transportation (30) 9 53 60 42 42 39
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 5 22 31 27 22 23
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 7 31 31 30 30 25
47 - Transportation Services (41) 12 47 58 53 46 45
48 - Communications (225) 12 45 45 44 46 45
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 11 43 42 41 40 39
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 13 41 44 44 44 42
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 10 23 21 22 24 21
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 8 34 35 35 36 33
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 1 3 3 2 3 4
54 - Food Stores (32) 1 4 5 5 4 4
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 4 8 8 7 7 7
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 2 5 6 6 6 5
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 2 8 7 6 6 5
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 3 8 7 6 6 6
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 7 20 17 17 15 15
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 33 31 32 29 26 39
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 11 21 22 34 53 42
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 11 29 23 19 28 29
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 3 7 6 3 3 17
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 21 52 53 51 49 51
65 - Real Estate (247) 13 34 38 12 20 18
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 8 24 35 34 36 31
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 5 14 12 13 11 10
72 - Personal Services (54) 7 22 26 26 26 29
73 - Business Services (1247) 16 54 53 54 55 55
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 9 34 28 28 26 26
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 19 84 14 11 25 68
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 4 19 42 25 16 16
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 7 20 19 19 14 15
80 - Health Services (137) 13 50 50 46 46 45
81 - Legal Services (2) 20 76 72 72 72 63
82 - Educational Services (57) 10 28 19 23 22 16
83 - Social Services (7) 82 24 37 39 40 32
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 17 63 58 59 62 60
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 60 60 60 60 60 60

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