Route Canal Shipping Company has the following schedule for aging of accounts receivable: AGE OF RECEIVABLES APRIL

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Route Canal Shipping Company has the following schedule for aging of accounts receivable:

AGE OF RECEIVABLES

APRIL 30, 2001


(1) (3) Age of (2) (4) Percent of Month of Account Amounts Amount Due April 0-30 105000 March 31-60 60000 February 61-90


a. Fill in column (4) for each month.

b. If the firm had $1,440,000 in credit sales over the four-month period, compute the average collection period.

Average daily sales should be based on a 120-day period.

c. If the firm likes to see its bills collected in 30 days, should it be satisfied with the average collection period?

d. Disregarding your answer to part c and considering the aging schedule for accounts receivable, should the company be satisfied?

e. What additional information does the aging schedule bring to the company that the average collection period may notshow?

Aging Schedule
Aging schedule is an accounting table that shows a company’s account receivables. It is an summarized presentation of accounts receivable into a separate time brackets that the rank received based upon the days due or the days past due. Generally...
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Foundations of Financial Management

ISBN: 978-1259277160

16th edition

Authors: Stanley Block, Geoffrey Hirt, Bartley Danielsen

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