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JC Penney Co Inc (NYSE:JCP)
Days Sales Outstanding
0.00 (As of Jan. 2017)

JC Penney Co Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $0 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $3,961 Mil. Hence, JC Penney Co Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was 0.00.

During the past 13 years, JC Penney Co Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 8.21. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 6.91.

JC Penney Co Inc's days sales outstanding stayed the same from Jan. 2016 (0.00) to Jan. 2017 (0.00).


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.

JC Penney Co Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=0/12547*365
=0.00

JC Penney Co Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=0/3961*365 / 4
=0.00

* 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.

JC Penney Co Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
DaysSalesOutstanding 7.906.958.216.863.551.600.000.000.000.00

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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