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Autodesk Inc (NAS:ADSK)
Days Sales Outstanding
50.85 (As of Jul. 2016)

Autodesk Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $307 Mil. Autodesk Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $551 Mil. Hence, Autodesk Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was 50.85.

ADSK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.48   Max: 95.27
Current: 48.48

48.48
95.27

During the past 13 years, Autodesk Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 95.27. The lowest was 48.48. And the median was 65.02.

ADSK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 67.71 vs. ADSK: 48.48 )

Autodesk Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Jul. 2015 (59.00) to Jul. 2016 (50.85).


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.

Autodesk Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=653.6/2504.1*365
=95.27

Autodesk Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=306.9/550.7*365 / 4
=50.85

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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 own currency.

Autodesk Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
DaysSalesOutstanding 59.7864.9549.9059.0859.5465.0978.1668.0166.6795.27

Autodesk Inc Quarterly Data

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
DaysSalesOutstanding 49.7952.3255.4763.0144.6059.0055.1292.0045.7150.85
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