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Cash Conversion Cycles for Edison Inc.

Edison Inc. has annual sales of $49,000,000, or $44,100,000 a day on a 365-day basis. The firm's cost of goods sold are 75% of sales. On average, the company has $9,000,000 in inventory and $8,000,000 in accounts receivable. The firm is looking for ways to shorten its cash conversion cycle. Its CFO has proposed new policies that would result in a 20% reduction in both average inventories and accounts receivable. She also anticipates that these policies would reduce sales by 10%, while the payables deferral period would remain unchanged at 35 days. What effect would these policies have on the company's cash conversion cycle? Round to the nearest whole day.

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Cash Conversion Cycles
Edison Inc. has annual sales of $49,000,000, or $44,100,000 a day on a 365-day basis. The firm's cost of goods sold are 75% of sales. On average, the company has $9,000,000 in inventory and $8,000,000 in accounts receivable. The firm is looking for ways to shorten its cash conversion cycle.

Its CFO has proposed new policies that would result in a 20% reduction in both average inventories and accounts receivable. She also anticipates that these policies ...

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