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Splunk Inc (NAS:SPLK)
Days Sales Outstanding
64.30 (As of Oct. 2016)

Splunk Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $172.5 Mil. Splunk Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $244.8 Mil. Hence, Splunk Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was 64.30.

SPLK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.72   Max: 117.32
Current: 91.55

68.72
117.32

During the past 8 years, Splunk Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 117.32. The lowest was 68.72. And the median was 99.87.

SPLK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 66.95 vs. SPLK: 91.55 )

Splunk Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Oct. 2015 (65.74) to Oct. 2016 (64.30).


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.

Splunk Inc'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
=181.665/668.435*365
=99.20

Splunk Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=172.489/244.789*365 / 4
=64.30

* 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.

Splunk Inc Annual Data

Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.0068.7277.95104.09117.32100.53103.9699.2091.55

Splunk Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
DaysSalesOutstanding 64.9279.5059.0661.3365.7475.3448.3956.3064.3070.95
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