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New York Times Co (NYSE:NYT)
Days Sales Outstanding
40.96 (As of Dec. 2016)

New York Times Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $197 Mil. New York Times Co's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $440 Mil. Hence, New York Times Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 40.96.

NYT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.21   Max: 58.1
Current: 46.31

45.21
58.1

During the past 13 years, New York Times Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 58.10. The lowest was 45.21. And the median was 49.45.

NYT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 69.27 vs. NYT: 46.31 )

New York Times Co's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2015 (42.51) to Dec. 2016 (40.96).


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.

New York Times Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=197.355/1555.342*365
=46.31

New York Times Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=197.355/439.65*365 / 4
=40.96

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

New York Times Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 50.0250.1451.1655.7058.1045.2146.8248.8747.8846.31

New York Times Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 40.1143.6439.4036.8539.1342.5140.8836.7238.3040.96
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