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Sycamore Networks Inc (OTCPK:SCMR)
Days Sales Outstanding
81.33 (As of Jan. 2013)

Sycamore Networks Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Jan. 2013 was \$8.44 Mil. Sycamore Networks Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2013 was \$9.47 Mil. Hence, Sycamore Networks Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jan. 2013 was 81.33.

Sycamore Networks Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Jan. 2012 (84.90) to Jan. 2013 (81.33).

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.

Sycamore Networks Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2012 is calculated as

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 7.785 / 57.285 * 365 = 49.60

Sycamore Networks Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2013 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 8.44 / 9.47 * 365 / 4 = 81.33

* 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.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Sycamore Networks Inc Annual Data

 Jul03 Jul04 Jul05 Jul06 Jul07 Jul08 Jul09 Jul10 Jul11 Jul12 DaysSalesOutstanding 102.69 86.89 46.77 58.85 71.39 27.74 69.69 75.36 65.70 49.60

Sycamore Networks Inc Quarterly Data

 Oct10 Jan11 Apr11 Jul11 Oct11 Jan12 Apr12 Jul12 Oct12 Jan13 DaysSalesOutstanding 50.45 78.72 52.87 61.71 55.39 84.90 48.89 42.29 43.27 81.33
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