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Parexel International Corp (NAS:PRXL)
Days Sales Outstanding
95.47 (As of Dec. 2016)

Parexel International Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $641 Mil. Parexel International Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $612 Mil. Hence, Parexel International Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 95.47.

PRXL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.59   Max: 149.34
Current: 96.38

61.59
149.34

During the past 13 years, Parexel International Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 149.34. The lowest was 61.59. And the median was 84.65.

PRXL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
84% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Diagnostics & Research industry.

( Industry Median: 60.89 vs. PRXL: 96.38 )

Parexel International Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (73.82) to Dec. 2016 (95.47).


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.

Parexel International Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=506.1/2426.3*365
=76.14

Parexel International Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=640.5/612.2*365 / 4
=95.47

* 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.

Parexel International Corp Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 129.21149.34140.9061.5985.69146.4383.6080.0672.1476.14

Parexel International Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 114.52103.04111.7369.4566.7573.8283.3273.8381.9995.47
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