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Alcoa Corp (NYSE:AA)
Days Sales Outstanding
17.46 (As of Jun. 2016)

Alcoa Corp's account receivable for the six months ended in Jun. 2016 was $426 Mil. Alcoa Corp's revenue for the six months ended in Jun. 2016 was $4,452 Mil. Hence, Alcoa Corp's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Jun. 2016 was 17.46.

Alcoa Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Jun. 2015 (0.00) to Jun. 2016 (17.46).


Definition

Days sales outstanding measures of the average number of days that a company takes to collect revenue after a sale has been made. It is a financial ratio that illustrates how well a company's accounts receivables are being managed.

Account receivable can be measured by Days Sales Outstanding.

Alcoa Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=380/11199*365
=12.39

Alcoa Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=426/4452*365 / 2
=17.46

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

For retailers, when we compare Days Sales Outstanding, it is important to compare the same period in the previous years.


Related Terms

Account Receivable, Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Alcoa Corp Annual Data

Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0013.1612.39

Alcoa Corp Semi-Annual Data

Dec13Dec14Jun15Dec15Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0013.5217.46
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