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Oil-Dri Corp of America (NYSE:ODC)
Days Sales Outstanding
44.87 (As of Jan. 2017)

Oil-Dri Corp of America's account receivable for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $32.0 Mil. Oil-Dri Corp of America's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $65.2 Mil. Hence, Oil-Dri Corp of America's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was 44.87.

ODC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.28   Max: 49.3
Current: 44.83

42.28
49.3

During the past 13 years, Oil-Dri Corp of America's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 49.30. The lowest was 42.28. And the median was 45.33.

ODC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.97 vs. ODC: 44.83 )

Oil-Dri Corp of America's days sales outstanding increased from Jan. 2016 (42.87) to Jan. 2017 (44.87).


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. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=30.386/262.313*365
=42.28

Oil-Dri Corp of America's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=32.047/65.174*365 / 4
=44.87

* 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.

Oil-Dri Corp of America Annual Data

Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15Jul16
DaysSalesOutstanding 48.0749.3044.8145.2947.0345.8445.3742.4843.9442.28

Oil-Dri Corp of America Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
DaysSalesOutstanding 44.0745.5344.7443.8242.9242.8741.4342.7142.4344.87
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