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Broadcom Ltd (NAS:AVGO)
Days Sales Outstanding
52.48 (As of Jul. 2016)

Broadcom Ltd's account receivable for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $2,181 Mil. Broadcom Ltd's revenue for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $3,792 Mil. Hence, Broadcom Ltd's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was 52.48.

AVGO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.53   Max: 72.74
Current: 72.74

39.53
72.74

During the past 9 years, Broadcom Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 72.74. The lowest was 39.53. And the median was 52.11.

AVGO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 63.29 vs. AVGO: 72.74 )

Broadcom Ltd's days sales outstanding increased from Jul. 2015 (42.55) to Jul. 2016 (52.48).


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. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1019/6824*365
=54.50

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2181/3792*365 / 4
=52.48

* 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.

Broadcom Ltd Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.0052.1139.5345.7549.7051.2552.6560.5466.8654.50

Broadcom Ltd Quarterly Data

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
DaysSalesOutstanding 41.5242.4344.8840.0742.8542.5550.5354.6247.8552.48
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