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Cisco Systems Inc (NAS:CSCO)
Days Sales Outstanding
67.11 (As of Apr. 2014)

Cisco Systems Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $8,514 Mil. Cisco Systems Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $11,545 Mil. Hence, Cisco Systems Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was 67.11.

Cisco Systems Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Apr. 2013 (65.70) to Apr. 2014 (67.11).


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. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=9507/48607*365
=71.39

Cisco Systems Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=8514/11545*91
=67.11

* 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

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
DaysSalesOutstanding 30.2232.6142.3341.6935.2732.1165.9365.9563.6371.39

Cisco Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
DaysSalesOutstanding 60.3862.5158.7662.8565.7069.6770.1868.4867.1168.56
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