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PDL BioPharma Inc (NAS:PDLI)
Days Sales Outstanding
177.16 (As of Sep. 2016)

PDL BioPharma Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $26.0 Mil. PDL BioPharma Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $53.6 Mil. Hence, PDL BioPharma Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 44.29.

PDLI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19   Max: 36.59
Current: 26.7

0.19
36.59

During the past 13 years, PDL BioPharma Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 36.59. The lowest was 0.19. And the median was 0.90.

PDLI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 61.72 vs. PDLI: 26.70 )

PDL BioPharma Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2015 (198.70) to Sep. 2016 (177.16).


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.

PDL BioPharma Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=58.398/590.448*365
=36.10

PDL BioPharma Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=26.035/53.638*365 / 4
=44.29

* 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.

PDL BioPharma Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 36.598.3816.751.200.500.600.350.240.1936.10

PDL BioPharma Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 17.83123.160.94154.67172.36198.70119.71299.4949.96177.16
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