“DSO” Survey from Credit Research Foundation

The quarterly National Summary of Domestic Trade Receivables (a.k.a., the DSO Survey) is an examination of the condition of A/R for U.S. companies. This data has been collected quarterly since 1960.

National Summary of Domestic Trade Receivables Results Summary

The Credit Research Foundation conducts surveys by industry which detail relevant statistical information concerning domestic accounts receivable performance. Below is a summary of this information which would be detailed by industry segment in the full quarterly report.

Second Quarter 2006
Independent median calculations show:

This Quarter Last Quarter Year Ago
Collection Effectiveness Index 83.80 81.50 83.10
Days Sales Outstanding 40.00 41.21 41.80
Best Possible DSO 31.20 30.95 32.00
Average Days Delinquent 6.60 6.43 7.45
Per Cent Current 83.37 84.41 81.08
Per Cent Over 91 Days Past Due 1.00 0.90 1.20

Contribute to 3rd Quarter results by October 27, 2006, and get a copy of the full report.

Read how you can use this report to defend a preference.

Source: Credit Research Foundation

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *