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Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB)
Days Sales Outstanding
31.62 (As of Apr. 2016)

Campbell Soup Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $648 Mil. Campbell Soup Co's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $1,870 Mil. Hence, Campbell Soup Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 31.62.

CPB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.3   Max: 26.96
Current: 29.69

24.3
26.96

During the past 13 years, Campbell Soup Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 26.96. The lowest was 24.30. And the median was 25.28.

CPB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1152 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.42 vs. CPB: 29.69 )

Campbell Soup Co's days sales outstanding increased from Apr. 2015 (30.78) to Apr. 2016 (31.62).


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.

Campbell Soup Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=557/8082*365
=25.16

Campbell Soup Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=648/1870*365 / 4
=31.62

* 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.

Campbell Soup Co Annual Data

Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15
DaysSalesOutstanding 24.5626.9626.0125.4024.3524.5424.3026.1125.8325.16

Campbell Soup Co Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
DaysSalesOutstanding 31.3230.9928.8233.9932.4330.7830.0234.3431.9231.62
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