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Computer Sciences Corp (NYSE:CSC)
Days Sales Outstanding
92.46 (As of Mar. 2016)

Computer Sciences Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,831 Mil. Computer Sciences Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,807 Mil. Hence, Computer Sciences Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 92.46.

CSC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.7   Max: 102.8
Current: 88.28

36.7
102.8

During the past 13 years, Computer Sciences Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 102.80. The lowest was 36.70. And the median was 83.59.

CSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.71 vs. CSC: 88.28 )

Computer Sciences Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (38.39) to Mar. 2016 (92.46).


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.

Computer Sciences 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
=1831/7106*365
=94.05

Computer Sciences Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1831/1807*365 / 4
=92.46

* 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.

Computer Sciences Corp Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 102.8098.6682.5687.1184.6274.8839.6177.4836.7094.05

Computer Sciences Corp Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 75.6377.5578.9375.4038.3970.1671.5787.0892.4693.76
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