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CSX Corp (NAS:CSX)
Days Sales Outstanding
31.96 (As of Mar. 2016)

CSX Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $917 Mil. CSX Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $2,618 Mil. Hence, CSX Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 31.96.

CSX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.87   Max: 50.91
Current: 29.35

29.87
50.91

During the past 13 years, CSX Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 50.91. The lowest was 29.87. And the median was 35.50.

CSX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 41.03 vs. CSX: 29.35 )

CSX Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2015 (33.25) to Mar. 2016 (31.96).


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.

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1129/12669*365
=32.53

CSX 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
=917/2618*365 / 4
=31.96

* 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.

CSX Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 44.8042.7235.9040.1734.0835.0929.8731.9332.5330.35

CSX Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 32.0032.5129.8731.8132.2733.2530.4431.1432.2231.96
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