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PSS World Medical, Inc. (NAS:PSSI)
Days Sales Outstanding
168.50 (As of Sep. 2012)

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s account receivable for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was \$194 Mil. PSS World Medical, Inc.'s revenue for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was \$421 Mil. Hence, PSS World Medical, Inc.'s days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Sep. 2012 was 84.25.

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2012 (174.55) to Sep. 2012 (168.50).

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.

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2012 is calculated as

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 257.7 / 2102.002 * 365 = 44.75

PSS World Medical, Inc.'s Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2012 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 194.255 / 420.798 * 365 / 2 = 84.25

* 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.

PSS World Medical, Inc. Annual Data

 Mar03 Mar04 Mar05 Mar06 Mar07 Mar08 Mar09 Mar10 Mar11 Mar12 DaysSalesOutstanding 47.84 50.95 53.83 47.10 46.69 46.66 43.06 40.47 44.35 44.75

PSS World Medical, Inc. Semi-Annual Data

 Jun10 Sep10 Dec10 Mar11 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 DaysSalesOutstanding 169.63 170.67 171.08 164.17 168.38 171.12 172.64 174.55 171.22 168.50
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