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Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL)
Days Sales Outstanding
10.89 (As of May. 2016)

Carnival Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in May. 2016 was $442 Mil. Carnival Corp's revenue for the three months ended in May. 2016 was $3,705 Mil. Hence, Carnival Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in May. 2016 was 10.89.

CCL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.26   Max: 18.56
Current: 10.11

6.26
18.56

During the past 13 years, Carnival Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 18.56. The lowest was 6.26. And the median was 10.23.

CCL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 25.22 vs. CCL: 10.11 )

Carnival Corp's days sales outstanding increased from May. 2015 (9.66) to May. 2016 (10.89).


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.

Carnival Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Nov. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=412/15714*365
=9.57

Carnival Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=442/3705*365 / 4
=10.89

* 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.

Carnival Corp Annual Data

Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13Nov14Nov15
DaysSalesOutstanding 8.6312.2110.4210.046.266.7717.3218.5611.179.57

Carnival Corp Quarterly Data

Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16
DaysSalesOutstanding 6.577.238.8211.928.509.668.4510.1310.5710.89
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