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eBay Inc (NAS:EBAY)
Days Sales Outstanding
25.87 (As of Sep. 2015)

eBay Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $595 Mil. eBay Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $2,099 Mil. Hence, eBay Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 25.87.

EBAY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.04   Max: 39.74
Current: 17.05

17.04
39.74

During the past 13 years, eBay Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 39.74. The lowest was 17.04. And the median was 22.11.

EBAY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. EBAY: 17.05 )

eBay Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2014 (32.04) to Sep. 2015 (25.87).


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.

eBay Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=619/8592*365
=26.30

eBay Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=595/2099*365 / 4
=25.87

* 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.

eBay Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 24.0422.8618.6017.0418.1121.3621.3239.7424.9126.30

eBay Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 18.100.0017.3417.0132.0423.5714.4213.7925.8724.33
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