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Compuware Corp (NAS:CPWR)
Days Sales Outstanding
167.63 (As of Sep. 2014)

Compuware Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was \$313.9 Mil. Compuware Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was \$170.9 Mil. Hence, Compuware Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 167.63.

Compuware Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2013 (201.79) to Sep. 2014 (167.63).

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.

Compuware Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 385.232 / 720.756 * 365 = 195.09

Compuware Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 313.944 / 170.893 * 365 / 4 = 167.63

* 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.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Compuware Corp Annual Data

 Mar05 Mar06 Mar07 Mar08 Mar09 Mar10 Mar11 Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 DaysSalesOutstanding 132.93 126.80 126.61 158.84 157.99 186.76 0.00 164.62 214.08 195.09

Compuware Corp Quarterly Data

 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 DaysSalesOutstanding 145.09 151.04 159.23 2,009.63 189.33 201.79 169.98 2,403.75 159.76 167.63
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