Sector performance

Each sector (with the exception of one) has demonstrated companies improving their working capital performance in FY16.

Transportation & Logistics, Communications and Hospitality & Leisure are sectors that have seen the largest % (by number) of companies improve their working capital.

Irrespective of sector, and whilst there are a number of external factors that can influence working capital, management focus can have a significant impact on working capital performance.

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DSO - Days sales outstanding; DIO - Days inventory outstanding; DPO - Days payables outstanding