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Occidental Petroleum Corp (NYSE:OXY)
Days Sales Outstanding
98.59 (As of Sep. 2015)

Occidental Petroleum Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $3,507 Mil. Occidental Petroleum Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $3,246 Mil. Hence, Occidental Petroleum Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 98.59.

OXY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.47   Max: 97.34
Current: 85.36

46.47
97.34

During the past 13 years, Occidental Petroleum Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 97.34. The lowest was 46.47. And the median was 77.44.

OXY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
83% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 41.39 vs. OXY: 85.36 )

Occidental Petroleum Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2014 (75.16) to Sep. 2015 (98.59).


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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp'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
=4206/21947*365
=69.95

Occidental Petroleum Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3507/3246*365 / 4
=98.59

* 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 68.6590.7046.4797.3495.8881.6473.9880.4769.9585.36

Occidental Petroleum Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 79.6771.5878.0577.6575.16129.6290.42103.1798.5995.33
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