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Best Buy Co Inc (NYSE:BBY)
Days Sales Outstanding
11.98 (As of Oct. 2016)

Best Buy Co Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $1,174 Mil. Best Buy Co Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $8,945 Mil. Hence, Best Buy Co Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was 11.98.

BBY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.01   Max: 18.37
Current: 10.84

5.01
18.37

During the past 13 years, Best Buy Co Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 18.37. The lowest was 5.01. And the median was 11.76.

BBY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. BBY: 10.84 )

Best Buy Co Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Oct. 2015 (10.98) to Oct. 2016 (11.98).


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.

Best Buy Co Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1162/39528*365
=10.73

Best Buy Co Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1174/8945*365 / 4
=11.98

* 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.

Best Buy Co Inc Annual Data

Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
DaysSalesOutstanding 5.575.0115.1514.9717.2318.370.0011.7611.5810.73

Best Buy Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
DaysSalesOutstanding 10.8410.778.2210.6110.9710.987.7811.869.9011.98
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