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Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA)
Days Sales Outstanding
81.25 (As of Sep. 2015)

Apache Corporation's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,332 Mil. Apache Corporation's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,496 Mil. Hence, Apache Corporation's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 81.25.

APA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.98   Max: 74.66
Current: 58.98

39.98
74.66

During the past 13 years, Apache Corporation's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 74.66. The lowest was 39.98. And the median was 66.26.

APA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
64% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.37 vs. APA: 58.98 )

Apache Corporation's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2014 (55.80) to Sep. 2015 (81.25).


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.

Apache Corporation's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2024/13851*365
=53.34

Apache Corporation's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1332/1496*365 / 4
=81.25

* 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.

Apache Corporation Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysSalesOutstanding 69.5274.6670.9739.9865.4964.4266.5565.9667.1253.34

Apache Corporation Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
DaysSalesOutstanding 60.6770.0775.3361.5563.0455.8062.5688.6973.3481.25
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