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Amdocs Ltd (NAS:DOX)
Days Sales Outstanding
66.39 (As of Sep. 2016)

Amdocs Ltd's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $684 Mil. Amdocs Ltd's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $941 Mil. Hence, Amdocs Ltd's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 66.39.

DOX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.01   Max: 73.32
Current: 67.19

58.01
73.32

During the past 13 years, Amdocs Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 73.32. The lowest was 58.01. And the median was 64.28.

DOX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1485 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 67.06 vs. DOX: 67.19 )

Amdocs Ltd's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2015 (62.48) to Sep. 2016 (66.39).


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.

Amdocs Ltd'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
=684.409/3718.229*365
=67.19

Amdocs Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=684.409/940.656*365 / 4
=66.39

* 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.

Amdocs Ltd Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 60.9866.2358.0170.9464.9962.5661.9273.3263.5767.19

Amdocs Ltd Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 62.5072.5658.2174.0974.3762.4872.0974.4461.4366.39
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