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Cisco Systems Inc (NAS:CSCO)
Days Sales Outstanding
33.90 (As of Oct. 2015)

Cisco Systems Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $4,712 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $12,682 Mil. Hence, Cisco Systems Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was 33.90.

CSCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.11   Max: 44.93
Current: 31.66

32.11
44.93

During the past 13 years, Cisco Systems Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 44.93. The lowest was 32.11. And the median was 39.81.

CSCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.90 vs. CSCO: 31.66 )

Cisco Systems Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Oct. 2014 (32.60) to Oct. 2015 (33.90).


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.

Cisco Systems Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=5344/49161*365
=39.68

Cisco Systems Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=4712/12682*365 / 4
=33.90

* 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.

Cisco Systems Inc Annual Data

Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15
DaysSalesOutstanding 42.3341.6935.2732.1144.9339.6834.6241.0839.9339.68

Cisco Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
DaysSalesOutstanding 39.1735.8135.1238.0832.6034.7236.7637.9733.9032.91
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