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Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB)
Days Sales Outstanding
34.85 (As of Oct. 2016)

Campbell Soup Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $841 Mil. Campbell Soup Co's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $2,202 Mil. Hence, Campbell Soup Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was 34.85.

CPB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.35   Max: 38.56
Current: 38.56

24.35
38.56

During the past 13 years, Campbell Soup Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 38.56. The lowest was 24.35. And the median was 26.11.

CPB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1150 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.50 vs. CPB: 38.56 )

Campbell Soup Co's days sales outstanding increased from Oct. 2015 (34.34) to Oct. 2016 (34.85).


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. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=626/7961*365
=28.70

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=841/2202*365 / 4
=34.85

* 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.

Campbell Soup Co Annual Data

Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15Jul16
DaysSalesOutstanding 28.7226.0125.4024.3526.5226.1026.1125.8329.2228.70

Campbell Soup Co Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
DaysSalesOutstanding 28.8233.9932.4330.7834.8734.3431.9231.6233.8634.85
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