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Oil-Dri Corp of America (NYSE:ODC)
Days Sales Outstanding
42.92 (As of Oct. 2015)

Oil-Dri Corp of America's account receivable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $31.9 Mil. Oil-Dri Corp of America's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $67.8 Mil. Hence, Oil-Dri Corp of America's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was 42.92.

ODC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.48   Max: 49.3
Current: 44.23

42.48
49.3

During the past 13 years, Oil-Dri Corp of America's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 49.30. The lowest was 42.48. And the median was 45.61.

ODC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 60.92 vs. ODC: 44.23 )

Oil-Dri Corp of America's days sales outstanding declined from Oct. 2014 (44.07) to Oct. 2015 (42.92).


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.

Oil-Dri Corp of America's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=31.466/261.402*365
=43.94

Oil-Dri Corp of America's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=31.889/67.795*365 / 4
=42.92

* 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.

Oil-Dri Corp of America Annual Data

Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15
DaysSalesOutstanding 46.4548.0749.3044.8145.2947.0345.8445.3742.4843.94

Oil-Dri Corp of America Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
DaysSalesOutstanding 44.4945.5748.7444.4742.8344.0745.5344.7443.8242.92
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