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American Pacific Corporation (NAS:APFC)
Days Sales Outstanding
32.09 (As of Sep. 2013)

American Pacific Corporation's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $20.9 Mil. American Pacific Corporation's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $59.2 Mil. Hence, American Pacific Corporation's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was 32.09.

American Pacific Corporation's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2012 (42.90) to Sep. 2013 (32.09).


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 Pacific Corporation's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=20.875/215.085*365
=35.42

American Pacific Corporation's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=20.875/59.204*91
=32.09

* 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.

American Pacific Corporation Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
DaysSalesOutstanding 115.1367.6750.0950.0849.3281.51136.6967.4145.9835.42

American Pacific Corporation Quarterly Data

Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13
DaysSalesOutstanding 93.7139.90135.75144.0333.5842.9045.2454.7830.5432.09
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