Cash Conversion Cycle




 Cash conversion cycle

In your initial response to the topic you have to answer all 6 questions.

You are expected to make your own contribution in a main topic as well as respond with

value added comments to at least two of your classmates as well as to your instructor.

1. Go to  and get a quote for

Lockheed Martin. On the left column, scroll down and select “Income Statement.”  Write

down the annual sales, cost of goods sold, and depreciation expense for the most recent year.

For some companies depreciation expense can be found in Cash Flow statement.

2. Select the firm's Balance Sheet. Write down the balances shown for the firm's inventories,

accounts receivable, and accounts payable.

3. Using the information from parts a and b, calculate its inventory turnover, accounts

receivable turnover, and accounts payable turnover. You should show your work!


4. Calculate production cycle (also called Days of Sales in Inventory), collection cycle (also

called Number of Days of Credit or Days of Sales Outstanding), and accounts payable

cycle (also called Days of Payable Outstanding). You should show your work!


5. What is the company’s cash conversion cycle? You should show your work! Please note

that there is a typo in the textbook. The correct formual is


6. Discuss the results that you receive in one paragraph. Should the company decrease cash

conversion cycle? Please explain your answer.

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