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Nuance Communications Inc (NAS:NUAN)
Days Sales Outstanding
67.55 (As of Sep. 2015)

Nuance Communications Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $373 Mil. Nuance Communications Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $504 Mil. Hence, Nuance Communications Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 67.55.

NUAN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70.53   Max: 127.15
Current: 70.53

70.53
127.15

During the past 13 years, Nuance Communications Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 127.15. The lowest was 70.53. And the median was 80.72.

NUAN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 70.48 vs. NUAN: 70.53 )

Nuance Communications Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2014 (77.80) to Sep. 2015 (67.55).


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.

Nuance Communications Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=373.162/1931.136*365
=70.53

Nuance Communications 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
=373.162/504.119*365 / 4
=67.55

* 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.

Nuance Communications Inc Annual Data

Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
DaysSalesOutstanding 122.63127.1591.6280.1670.9877.7484.3075.3081.2770.53

Nuance Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
DaysSalesOutstanding 73.8073.9677.0574.3876.4677.8080.1375.6969.8167.55
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