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Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS)
Days Sales Outstanding
60.97 (As of Dec. 2016)

Walt Disney Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $9,878 Mil. Walt Disney Co's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $14,784 Mil. Hence, Walt Disney Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 60.97.

DIS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.01   Max: 65.35
Current: 65.35

49.01
65.35

During the past 13 years, Walt Disney Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 65.35. The lowest was 49.01. And the median was 52.98.

DIS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 67.59 vs. DIS: 65.35 )

Walt Disney Co's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2015 (61.64) to Dec. 2016 (60.97).


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.

Walt Disney Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=8458/55632*365
=55.49

Walt Disney Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=9878/14784*365 / 4
=60.97

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Walt Disney Co Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 51.7251.8249.0152.3053.0854.5052.9954.3952.9655.49

Walt Disney Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 53.5858.5459.7655.8051.4161.6462.4457.2558.7360.97
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