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Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG)
Days Sales Outstanding
78.04 (As of Dec. 2016)

Transocean Ltd's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $833 Mil. Transocean Ltd's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $974 Mil. Hence, Transocean Ltd's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 78.04.

RIG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.37   Max: 126.44
Current: 73.07

66.37
126.44

During the past 13 years, Transocean Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 126.44. The lowest was 66.37. And the median was 82.65.

RIG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
65% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Drilling industry.

( Industry Median: 56.79 vs. RIG: 73.07 )

Transocean Ltd's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (66.21) to Dec. 2016 (78.04).


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.

Transocean Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=833/4161*365
=73.07

Transocean Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=833/974*365 / 4
=78.04

* 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.

Transocean Ltd Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 126.4482.4875.3384.6393.1779.1683.3582.8266.3773.07

Transocean Ltd Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 87.3984.5987.7287.4784.1066.2174.4490.5789.6378.04
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