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Matthews International Corporation (NAS:MATW)
Days Sales Outstanding
73.75 (As of Sep. 2014)

Matthews International Corporation's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $283 Mil. Matthews International Corporation's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $350 Mil. Hence, Matthews International Corporation's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was 73.75.

Matthews International Corporation's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2013 (68.03) to Sep. 2014 (73.75).


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.

Matthews International Corporation's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=282.73/1106.597*365
=93.26

Matthews International Corporation's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=282.73/349.832*365 / 4
=73.75

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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 own currency.

Matthews International Corporation Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
DaysSalesOutstanding 65.8162.0758.8864.7864.9467.0866.9070.8069.7993.26

Matthews International Corporation Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
DaysSalesOutstanding 69.0969.2674.3665.9366.7868.0368.3368.4965.0173.75
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