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Gannett Co Inc (NYSE:GCI)
Days Sales Outstanding
37.68 (As of Dec. 2016)

Gannett Co Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $358 Mil. Gannett Co Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $867 Mil. Hence, Gannett Co Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 37.68.

GCI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.14   Max: 42.88
Current: 42.88

41.14
42.88

During the past 5 years, Gannett Co Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 42.88. The lowest was 41.14. And the median was 42.29.

GCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 70.68 vs. GCI: 42.88 )

Gannett Co Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2015 (40.79) to Dec. 2016 (37.68).


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.

Gannett Co Inc'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
=358.041/3047.474*365
=42.88

Gannett Co Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=358.041/866.994*365 / 4
=37.68

* 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.

Gannett Co Inc Annual Data

Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.000.0042.7641.1441.8142.88

Gannett Co Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.0039.8437.9839.0840.3140.7939.4636.8637.6037.68
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