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: 2824 (year 2020)

Ratio: Receivables turnover (days)     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 51 56 41 61 40 59
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 209 34 461 27 33 17
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 29 45 25 39 30 32
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 146 114 301 208 195 150
10 - Metal Mining (272) 28 32 24 28 37 38
12 - Coal Mining (28) 45 32 27 31 26 26
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 70 55 54 58 71 71
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 64 51 44 43 41 48
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 51 38 23 24 34 43
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 55 60 54 55 54 56
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 60 52 54 60 59 57
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 34 34 35 33 32 31
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 9 7 6 11 5 5
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 53 44 42 44 46 48
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 51 47 37 42 38 35
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 30 30 29 32 29 28
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 33 33 33 31 34 35
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 46 47 46 43 43 44
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 50 47 51 48 50 52
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 61 56 56 54 53 51
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 35 25 25 28 22 20
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 49 50 48 46 47 45
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 35 25 36 29 31 26
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 52 45 38 37 41 47
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 50 43 38 41 45 45
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 52 51 46 48 45 45
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 67 63 63 60 62 59
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 58 58 55 56 56 54
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 57 47 49 52 52 52
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 63 60 59 58 57 57
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 68 57 49 49 52 52
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 31 31 30 30 28 29
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 42 42 41 42 42 47
44 - Water Transportation (30) 52 30 53 60 46 40
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 37 17 26 31 33 30
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 40 33 31 31 30 30
47 - Transportation Services (41) 51 48 49 57 53 51
48 - Communications (225) 64 50 49 51 52 50
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 48 43 44 44 45 43
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 47 51 47 49 51 49
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 30 27 28 28 26 31
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 35 32 34 35 35 36
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 4 3 3 3 3 3
54 - Food Stores (32) 5 6 5 5 5 5
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 10 9 9 9 8 8
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 8 6 5 6 6 6
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 9 7 9 8 8 6
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 15 10 10 9 7 7
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 22 23 22 22 22 24
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 131 32 32 43 29 28
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 32 26 16 24 49 60
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 36 32 31 31 30 31
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 6 6 7 6 3 3
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 70 58 52 53 51 49
65 - Real Estate (247) 30 28 46 39 28 30
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 22 29 26 35 33 36
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 48 18 14 13 13 11
72 - Personal Services (54) 33 35 33 36 30 31
73 - Business Services (1247) 61 60 60 59 58 58
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 46 36 34 32 28 24
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 95 81 53 16 42 96
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 51 22 28 27 28 16
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 34 16 24 21 22 19
80 - Health Services (137) 52 49 50 50 48 46
81 - Legal Services (2) 79 82 76 72 72 72
82 - Educational Services (57) 32 25 37 30 31 28
83 - Social Services (7) 93 658 24 37 39 40
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 62 66 70 68 74 69
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 76 82 69 64 68 68
All Industries 54 50 48 48 48 49
08 - Forestry (2) 49 14 20 20 17 13

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