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KLA-Tencor Corp (NAS:KLAC)
Days Sales Outstanding
69.08 (As of Dec. 2016)

KLA-Tencor Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $664 Mil. KLA-Tencor Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $877 Mil. Hence, KLA-Tencor Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 69.08.

KLAC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.45   Max: 88.23
Current: 74.35

50.45
88.23

During the past 13 years, KLA-Tencor Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 88.23. The lowest was 50.45. And the median was 73.14.

KLAC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 62.63 vs. KLAC: 74.35 )

KLA-Tencor Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (54.87) to Dec. 2016 (69.08).


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.

KLA-Tencor Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=613.233/2984.493*365
=75.00

KLA-Tencor 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
=663.852/876.885*365 / 4
=69.08

* 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.

KLA-Tencor Corp Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 77.7171.2850.4588.2367.0580.7067.3661.4175.9475.00

KLA-Tencor Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 63.0385.2878.0570.6465.4354.8780.0360.8879.5869.08
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