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AthenaHealth Inc (NAS:ATHN)
Days Sales Outstanding
52.50 (As of Dec. 2015)

AthenaHealth Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $148.2 Mil. AthenaHealth Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $257.5 Mil. Hence, AthenaHealth Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 52.50.

ATHN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.19   Max: 64.52
Current: 58.48

48.19
64.52

During the past 13 years, AthenaHealth Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 64.52. The lowest was 48.19. And the median was 55.02.

ATHN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Health Information Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. ATHN: 58.48 )

AthenaHealth Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2014 (52.09) to Dec. 2015 (52.50).


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.

AthenaHealth Inc'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
=148.157/924.728*365
=58.48

AthenaHealth Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=148.157/257.532*365 / 4
=52.50

* 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.

AthenaHealth Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 48.1951.2762.2364.5254.8155.2353.5253.5859.0358.48

AthenaHealth Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 58.6646.4548.7047.8848.6452.0952.4551.6855.9652.50
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