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Marathon Oil Corp (NYSE:MRO)
Days Sales Outstanding
97.38 (As of Mar. 2016)

Marathon Oil Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $779 Mil. Marathon Oil Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $730 Mil. Hence, Marathon Oil Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 97.38.

MRO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.63   Max: 56.8
Current: 56.2

14.63
56.8

During the past 13 years, Marathon Oil Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 56.80. The lowest was 14.63. And the median was 40.74.

MRO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 38.60 vs. MRO: 56.20 )

Marathon Oil Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (79.87) to Mar. 2016 (97.38).


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.

Marathon Oil Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=912/5861*365
=56.80

Marathon Oil Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=779/730*365 / 4
=97.38

* 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.

Marathon Oil Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 23.6734.8614.6331.9429.9046.6254.4152.0756.0656.80

Marathon Oil Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 76.3671.1763.3662.9063.1879.8771.2268.3556.4297.38
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