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Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc (NAS:NEPT)
Days Sales Outstanding
274.28 (As of May. 2014)

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in May. 2014 was $10.27 Mil. Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's revenue for the three months ended in May. 2014 was $3.41 Mil. Hence, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in May. 2014 was 274.28.

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's days sales outstanding increased from May. 2013 (196.70) to May. 2014 (274.28).

Warning Sign:

If a company sales outstanding increases, it means it has difficulty collecting payment from its customers.


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.

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=17.0756075608/17.5481548155*365
=355.17

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in May. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=10.2723915051/3.4081255771*91
=274.28

* 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.

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc Annual Data

May04May05May06May07May08Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
DaysSalesOutstanding 108.6091.7484.17142.30170.41113.99137.21187.73141.14355.17

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc Quarterly Data

Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14
DaysSalesOutstanding 167.18158.39126.49172.15195.38196.70175.04240.62471.04274.28
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