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Capstone Turbine Corp (NAS:CPST)
Days Sales Outstanding
59.73 (As of Dec. 2016)

Capstone Turbine Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $13.21 Mil. Capstone Turbine Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $20.19 Mil. Hence, Capstone Turbine Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 59.73.

CPST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.48   Max: 109.49
Current: 65.96

41.48
109.49

During the past 13 years, Capstone Turbine Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 109.49. The lowest was 41.48. And the median was 69.41.

CPST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.24 vs. CPST: 65.96 )

Capstone Turbine Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (58.90) to Dec. 2016 (59.73).


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.

Capstone Turbine Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=13.575/85.211*365
=58.15

Capstone Turbine Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=13.213/20.185*365 / 4
=59.73

* 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.

Capstone Turbine Corp Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 61.0278.9190.28109.4986.1561.9951.3476.8341.4858.15

Capstone Turbine Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 65.6965.4640.0854.0782.3858.9065.6675.3177.5759.73
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