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Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP)
Days Sales Outstanding
41.98 (As of Dec. 2016)

Energy Transfer Partners LP's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $3,002 Mil. Energy Transfer Partners LP's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $6,526 Mil. Hence, Energy Transfer Partners LP's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 41.98.

ETP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.11   Max: 67.64
Current: 50.2

22.11
67.64

During the past 13 years, Energy Transfer Partners LP's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 67.64. The lowest was 22.11. And the median was 32.21.

ETP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Midstream industry.

( Industry Median: 35.87 vs. ETP: 50.20 )

Energy Transfer Partners LP's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (33.18) to Dec. 2016 (41.98).


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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3002/21827*365
=50.20

Energy Transfer Partners LP's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3002/6526*365 / 4
=41.98

* 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.

Energy Transfer Partners LP Annual Data

Aug07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 34.6423.9242.0433.8730.5567.6425.3722.1122.5450.20

Energy Transfer Partners LP Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 25.4422.8321.7725.0533.3633.1842.3643.8644.0241.98
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