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Douglas Dynamics Inc (NYSE:PLOW)
Days Sales Outstanding
88.78 (As of Sep. 2016)

Douglas Dynamics Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $120.2 Mil. Douglas Dynamics Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $123.6 Mil. Hence, Douglas Dynamics Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 88.78.

PLOW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.94   Max: 108.38
Current: 108.38

57.94
108.38

During the past 9 years, Douglas Dynamics Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 108.38. The lowest was 57.94. And the median was 67.35.

PLOW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
85% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 61.41 vs. PLOW: 108.38 )

Douglas Dynamics Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2015 (89.72) to Sep. 2016 (88.78).


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.

Douglas Dynamics 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
=67.707/400.408*365
=61.72

Douglas Dynamics 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
=120.234/123.573*365 / 4
=88.78

* 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.

Douglas Dynamics Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.0071.6357.9467.3576.4759.4766.2779.5373.2661.72

Douglas Dynamics Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 53.06111.7855.5640.4852.4789.7252.0054.1753.4388.78
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