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Brocade Communications Systems Inc (NAS:BRCD)
Days Sales Outstanding
35.73 (As of Apr. 2016)

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $205 Mil. Brocade Communications Systems Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $523 Mil. Hence, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 35.73.

BRCD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.12   Max: 55.66
Current: 33.42

37.12
55.66

During the past 13 years, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 55.66. The lowest was 37.12. And the median was 41.67.

BRCD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 70.06 vs. BRCD: 33.42 )

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Apr. 2015 (30.91) to Apr. 2016 (35.73).


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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc'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
=235.883/2263.46*365
=38.04

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=204.915/523.306*365 / 4
=35.73

* 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
DaysSalesOutstanding 47.8551.8739.5555.6655.3142.3538.0340.9837.1238.04

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
DaysSalesOutstanding 35.2832.9432.0936.3737.9730.9133.0636.5527.7735.73
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