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MWI Veterinary Supply Inc (NAS:MWIV)
Days Sales Outstanding
40.06 (As of Jun. 2014)

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $343 Mil. MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $778 Mil. Hence, MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 40.06.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Jun. 2013 (46.56) to Jun. 2014 (40.06).


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.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2012 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=268.453/2075.146*365
=47.22

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=342.66/778.448*91
=40.06

* 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.

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
DaysSalesOutstanding 55.2856.6659.9257.4056.4455.2556.2446.7447.2243.61

MWI Veterinary Supply Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
DaysSalesOutstanding 48.0744.3644.3046.5049.0546.5642.1841.8648.8340.06
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