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Sears Holdings Corp (NAS:SHLD)
Days Sales Outstanding
7.39 (As of Apr. 2016)

Sears Holdings Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $437 Mil. Sears Holdings Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $5,394 Mil. Hence, Sears Holdings Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 7.39.

SHLD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02   Max: 6.55
Current: 6.47

5.02
6.55

During the past 13 years, Sears Holdings Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 6.55. The lowest was 5.02. And the median was 5.81.

SHLD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. SHLD: 6.47 )

Sears Holdings Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Apr. 2015 (7.35) to Apr. 2016 (7.39).


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.

Sears Holdings Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=419/25146*365
=6.08

Sears Holdings Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=437/5394*365 / 4
=7.39

* 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.

Sears Holdings Corp Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
DaysSalesOutstanding 5.865.366.555.405.806.105.825.585.026.08

Sears Holdings Corp Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
DaysSalesOutstanding 4.766.515.886.914.837.356.767.545.247.39
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