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Computer Sciences Corp (NYSE:CSC)
Days Sales Outstanding
71.57 (As of Sep. 2015)

Computer Sciences Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $2,127 Mil. Computer Sciences Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $2,712 Mil. Hence, Computer Sciences Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 71.57.

CSC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.7   Max: 102.8
Current: 60.16

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 higher than
61% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Information Technology Services industry.

( Industry Median: 70.19 vs. CSC: 60.16 )

Computer Sciences Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2014 (78.93) to Sep. 2015 (71.57).


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. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1224/12173*365
=36.70

Computer Sciences Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2127/2712*365 / 4
=71.57

* 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

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
DaysSalesOutstanding 93.56102.8098.6682.5687.1184.6274.8839.6177.4836.70

Computer Sciences Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 80.8377.3175.6377.5578.9375.4038.3970.1671.5787.08
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