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Harte-Hanks Inc (NYSE:HHS)
Days Sales Outstanding
72.85 (As of Sep. 2016)

Harte-Hanks Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $77.8 Mil. Harte-Hanks Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $97.4 Mil. Hence, Harte-Hanks Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 72.85.

HHS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.11   Max: 82.6
Current: 59.96

57.11
82.6

During the past 13 years, Harte-Hanks Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 82.60. The lowest was 57.11. And the median was 65.58.

HHS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Marketing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 78.79 vs. HHS: 59.96 )

Harte-Hanks Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2015 (94.42) to Sep. 2016 (72.85).


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.

Harte-Hanks Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=125.295/553.676*365
=82.60

Harte-Hanks Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=77.779/97.425*365 / 4
=72.85

* 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.

Harte-Hanks Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 58.3762.5357.1159.4464.0567.1067.2078.3582.6076.46

Harte-Hanks Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 74.7573.3978.0383.1488.3794.4256.3576.7670.8772.85
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