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PetSmart Inc (NAS:PETM)
Days Sales Outstanding
3.87 (As of Oct. 2014)

PetSmart Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was \$74 Mil. PetSmart Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was \$1,739 Mil. Hence, PetSmart Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 3.87.

PetSmart Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Oct. 2013 (2.83) to Oct. 2014 (3.87).

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.

PetSmart Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 72.685 / 6916.627 * 365 = 3.84

PetSmart Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 73.745 / 1739.117 * 365 / 4 = 3.87

* 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.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

PetSmart Inc Annual Data

 Jan06 Jan07 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 DaysSalesOutstanding 3.58 3.15 3.85 3.50 3.57 3.46 3.22 3.90 3.84 4.51

PetSmart Inc Quarterly Data

 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 DaysSalesOutstanding 2.79 3.51 3.54 3.70 2.83 3.67 3.48 4.19 3.87 4.19
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