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Fluidigm Corp (NAS:FLDM)
Days Sales Outstanding
53.15 (As of Dec. 2016)

Fluidigm Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $14.6 Mil. Fluidigm Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $25.1 Mil. Hence, Fluidigm Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 53.15.

FLDM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.06   Max: 124.82
Current: 51.06

51.06
124.82

During the past 11 years, Fluidigm Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 124.82. The lowest was 51.06. And the median was 84.55.

FLDM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 60.89 vs. FLDM: 51.06 )

Fluidigm Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2015 (75.61) to Dec. 2016 (53.15).


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.

Fluidigm Corp'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
=14.61/104.446*365
=51.06

Fluidigm Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=14.61/25.084*365 / 4
=53.15

* 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.

Fluidigm Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 95.33111.92124.8288.1078.7989.9754.1170.1681.0051.06

Fluidigm Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 52.1060.9966.8369.4783.6275.6161.8061.1852.7853.15
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