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

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's account receivable for the six months ended in Jul. 2016 was $278 Mil. Brocade Communications Systems Inc's revenue for the six months ended in Jul. 2016 was $591 Mil. Hence, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Jul. 2016 was 85.94.

BRCD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.12   Max: 55.66
Current: 44.25

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
82% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 74.89 vs. BRCD: 44.25 )

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Jan. 2016 (27.77) to Jul. 2016 (42.97).


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. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=284.344/2345.61*365
=44.25

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=278.18/590.721*365 / 2
=85.94

* 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15Oct16
DaysSalesOutstanding 51.8739.5555.6655.3942.3538.0340.9837.1238.0444.25

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Semi-Annual Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
DaysSalesOutstanding 32.0936.3737.9730.9133.0636.5527.7735.7342.9739.47
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