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Cyberonics, Inc. (NAS:CYBX)
Days Sales Outstanding
56.20 (As of Jan. 2014)

Cyberonics, Inc.'s account receivable for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $42.1 Mil. Cyberonics, Inc.'s revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $68.2 Mil. Hence, Cyberonics, Inc.'s days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 56.20.

Cyberonics, Inc.'s days sales outstanding increased from Jan. 2013 (51.80) to Jan. 2014 (56.20).


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.

Cyberonics, Inc.'s Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=39.45/254.32*365
=56.62

Cyberonics, Inc.'s Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=42.115/68.191*91
=56.20

* 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.

Cyberonics, Inc. Annual Data

Apr04Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13
DaysSalesOutstanding 55.8858.1463.1152.7160.3456.5656.9754.7748.8956.62

Cyberonics, Inc. Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
DaysSalesOutstanding 51.0644.8846.2347.9153.3151.8052.5352.7654.8556.20
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