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American Capital Ltd (NAS:ACAS)
Days Sales Outstanding
14.56 (As of Sep. 2016)

American Capital Ltd's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$15.0 Mil. American Capital Ltd's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$94.0 Mil. Hence, American Capital Ltd's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 14.56.

ACAS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1   Max: 202.9
Current: 9.59

3.1
202.9

During the past 13 years, American Capital Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 202.90. The lowest was 3.10. And the median was 20.97.

ACAS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.50 vs. ACAS: 9.59 )

American Capital Ltd's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2015 (157.61) to Sep. 2016 (14.56).

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.

American Capital Ltd'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 = 373 / 671 * 365 = 202.90

American Capital Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 15 / 94 * 365 / 4 = 14.56

* 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.

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Historical Data

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

American Capital Ltd Annual Data

 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 DaysSalesOutstanding 18.67 16.48 15.28 19.90 22.51 25.94 22.04 28.48 3.10 202.90

American Capital Ltd Quarterly Data

 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 DaysSalesOutstanding 34.68 26.17 2.31 23.70 27.16 157.61 196.74 18.02 1.93 14.56
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