Switch to:
Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Days Sales Outstanding
52.38 (As of Apr. 2014)

Brady Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $178 Mil. Brady Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $310 Mil. Hence, Brady Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was 52.38.

Brady Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Apr. 2013 (53.35) to Apr. 2014 (52.38).


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.

Brady Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=169.261/1152.109*365
=53.62

Brady Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=178.197/309.577*91
=52.38

* 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.

Brady Corp Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
DaysSalesOutstanding 57.2755.1967.3464.1762.9057.7364.2578.7267.9753.62

Brady Corp Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
DaysSalesOutstanding 61.2969.6270.9973.3276.4953.3550.5254.7552.5152.38
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK
Email Hide