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Apollo Education Group Inc (NAS:APOL)
Days Sales Outstanding
44.20 (As of Nov. 2016)

Apollo Education Group Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was $235 Mil. Apollo Education Group Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was $484 Mil. Hence, Apollo Education Group Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was 44.20.

APOL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.14   Max: 42.82
Current: 42.82

15.14
42.82

During the past 13 years, Apollo Education Group Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 42.82. The lowest was 15.14. And the median was 24.68.

APOL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.14 vs. APOL: 42.82 )

Apollo Education Group Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Nov. 2015 (32.11) to Nov. 2016 (44.20).


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.

Apollo Education Group Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=209.747/2101.85*365
=36.42

Apollo Education Group Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=234.676/484.499*365 / 4
=44.20

* 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.

Apollo Education Group Inc Annual Data

Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14Aug15Aug16
DaysSalesOutstanding 24.3925.7927.5419.5915.1415.7018.5824.9727.3036.42

Apollo Education Group Inc Quarterly Data

Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16
DaysSalesOutstanding 27.4130.5235.6127.9229.1832.1145.2329.5238.8644.20
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