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Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB)
Days Sales Outstanding
493.60 (As of Sep. 2016)

Schlumberger Ltd's account receivable for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $9,565 Mil. Schlumberger Ltd's revenue for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $7,073 Mil. Hence, Schlumberger Ltd's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was 246.80.

SLB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 80.51   Max: 121.73
Current: 121.73

80.51
121.73

During the past 13 years, Schlumberger Ltd's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 121.73. The lowest was 80.51. And the median was 90.03.

SLB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 69.77 vs. SLB: 121.73 )

Schlumberger Ltd's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2016 (466.02) to Sep. 2016 (493.60).


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.

Schlumberger Ltd's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=8780/35711*365
=89.74

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=9565/7073*365 / 2
=246.80

* 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.

Schlumberger Ltd Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 80.5182.5482.8396.72105.2294.4698.8790.3283.4389.74

Schlumberger Ltd Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 369.01354.30320.75370.18385.63400.94409.55466.02474.02493.60
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