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KLA-Tencor Corp (NAS:KLAC)
Days Sales Outstanding
73.37 (As of Mar. 2017)

KLA-Tencor Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $735 Mil. KLA-Tencor Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $914 Mil. Hence, KLA-Tencor Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 73.37.

KLAC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.45   Max: 88.23
Current: 77.49

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
61% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 63.48 vs. KLAC: 77.49 )

KLA-Tencor Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2016 (80.03) to Mar. 2017 (73.37).


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 Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=734.717/913.809*365 / 4
=73.37

* 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

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 85.2878.0570.6465.4354.8780.0360.8879.5869.0873.37
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