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Broadcom Ltd (NAS:AVGO)
Days Sales Outstanding
47.85 (As of Apr. 2016)

Broadcom Ltd's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $1,857 Mil. Broadcom Ltd's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $3,541 Mil. Hence, Broadcom Ltd's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 47.85.

AVGO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.53   Max: 66.86
Current: 76.27

39.53
66.86

During the past 9 years, Broadcom Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 66.86. The lowest was 39.53. And the median was 51.68.

AVGO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
66% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 59.18 vs. AVGO: 76.27 )

Broadcom Ltd's days sales outstanding increased from Apr. 2015 (42.85) to Apr. 2016 (47.85).


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.

Broadcom Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=782/4269*365
=66.86

Broadcom Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1857/3541*365 / 4
=47.85

* 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.

Broadcom Ltd Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.0052.1139.5345.7549.7051.2552.6560.5466.8654.50

Broadcom Ltd Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
DaysSalesOutstanding 41.5741.5242.4344.8840.0742.8542.5550.5354.6247.85
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