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Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
Days Sales Outstanding
45.36 (As of Dec. 2013)

Diageo PLC's account receivable for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $4,871 Mil. Diageo PLC's revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $9,773 Mil. Hence, Diageo PLC's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was 45.36.

Diageo PLC's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2012 (44.26) to Dec. 2013 (45.36).


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.

Diageo PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3515.93323217/17349.0136571*365
=73.97

Diageo PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=4871.49917628/9772.6523888*91
=45.36

* 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.

Diageo PLC Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
DaysSalesOutstanding 77.0879.0980.0481.3892.5477.5069.3466.7165.5673.97

Diageo PLC Semi-Annual Data

Jun09Dec09Jun10Dec10Jun11Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13
DaysSalesOutstanding 42.4045.3736.9745.6735.8044.9435.1544.2638.6345.36
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