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Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS)
Days Sales Outstanding
2.50 (As of Jan. 2016)

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $61 Mil. Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $2,240 Mil. Hence, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was 2.50.

DKS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17   Max: 5.82
Current: 5.55

2.17
5.82

During the past 13 years, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 5.82. The lowest was 2.17. And the median was 3.33.

DKS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. DKS: 5.55 )

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Jan. 2015 (3.39) to Jan. 2016 (2.50).


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.

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=61.395/7270.965*365
=3.08

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=61.395/2240.051*365 / 4
=2.50

* 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
DaysSalesOutstanding 4.655.825.112.932.622.682.173.574.303.08

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
DaysSalesOutstanding 2.854.225.525.263.393.725.345.362.506.15
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