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PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL)
Days Sales Outstanding
34.64 (As of Sep. 2015)

PPL Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $713 Mil. PPL Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,878 Mil. Hence, PPL Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 34.64.

PPL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.93   Max: 37.13
Current: 31.05

22.93
37.13

During the past 13 years, PPL Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 37.13. The lowest was 22.93. And the median was 31.77.

PPL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 48.39 vs. PPL: 31.05 )

PPL Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2014 (50.99) to Sep. 2015 (34.64).


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.

PPL 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
=1094/11499*365
=34.73

PPL 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
=713/1878*365 / 4
=34.64

* 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.

PPL Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 35.1837.1324.3022.9331.7823.5824.7931.7634.7334.84

PPL Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 28.9133.0292.5548.4150.9917.8535.4943.1934.6437.53
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