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Cencosud SA (NYSE:CNCO)
Days Sales Outstanding
6.68 (As of Dec. 2013)

Cencosud SA's account receivable for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $303 Mil. Cencosud SA's revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $16,546 Mil. Hence, Cencosud SA's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was 3.34.

Cencosud SA's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2012 (0.15) to Dec. 2013 (6.68).


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.

Cencosud SA's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=303.012432/16545.6637232*365
=6.68

Cencosud SA's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=303.012432/16545.6637232*365 / 2
=3.34

* 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.

Cencosud SA Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.000.0030.087.036.6843.73

Cencosud SA Semi-Annual Data

Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysSalesOutstanding 155.450.000.07104.20139.79181.720.1523.096.68155.35
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