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ShangPharma Corp (NYSE:SHP)
Days Sales Outstanding
87.48 (As of Sep. 2012)

ShangPharma Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2012 was \$30.6 Mil. ShangPharma Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2012 was \$31.9 Mil. Hence, ShangPharma Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2012 was 87.48.

ShangPharma Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2011 (65.02) to Sep. 2012 (87.48).

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.

ShangPharma Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2011 is calculated as

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 24.477 / 111.602 * 365 = 80.05

ShangPharma Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2012 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 30.566 / 31.885 * 365 / 4 = 87.48

* 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.

ShangPharma Corp Annual Data

 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 DaysSalesOutstanding 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 57.19 72.17 68.36 80.05

ShangPharma Corp Quarterly Data

 Dec09 Jun10 Sep10 Dec10 Mar11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 DaysSalesOutstanding 65.88 0.00 63.21 60.25 67.16 65.02 73.27 83.10 80.19 87.48
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