Select Page
  

The financial statements included in the 20111 Form 10-K of Columbia Sportswear reported the following amounts (in the thousands of dollars):Net sales, for the year ended December 31,2011 $1,693,985Accounts receivable, net, December 31, 2011 $351,538Accounts receivable, net, December 31, 2010 $300, 181requiredcompute Columbia Sportwear’s accounts receivable turnover ratio for the year ended December 31, 2011. (Assume that all sales are on credit.)What is the average collection period in days for an account receivable? Explain your answer.Give some examples of the types of customers you would expect Columbia Sportwear to have. Do you think the average collection period for sales to these customers is reasonable? What other information do you need to fully answer that questions