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National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV)
Days Sales Outstanding
91.77 (As of Sep. 2015)

National Oilwell Varco Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $3,325 Mil. National Oilwell Varco Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $3,306 Mil. Hence, National Oilwell Varco Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 91.77.

NOV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.79   Max: 116.4
Current: 72.37

16.79
116.4

During the past 13 years, National Oilwell Varco Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 116.40. The lowest was 16.79. And the median was 92.34.

NOV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.25 vs. NOV: 72.37 )

National Oilwell Varco Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2014 (73.20) to Sep. 2015 (91.77).


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.

National Oilwell Varco Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=4416/21440*365
=75.18

National Oilwell Varco Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3325/3306*365 / 4
=91.77

* 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.

National Oilwell Varco Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 99.93102.2916.7921.2524.4796.7291.7192.9775.1872.37

National Oilwell Varco Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 120.8684.2699.1176.8773.2070.5876.1881.1491.7798.09
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