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Splunk Inc (NAS:SPLK)
Days Sales Outstanding
55.20 (As of Apr. 2014)

Splunk Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $52.1 Mil. Splunk Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $85.9 Mil. Hence, Splunk Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was 55.20.

Splunk Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Apr. 2013 (60.31) to Apr. 2014 (55.20).


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. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=83.348/302.623*365
=100.53

Splunk Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=52.113/85.907*91
=55.20

* 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.

Splunk Inc Annual Data

Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.0068.7277.95104.09117.32100.53

Splunk Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
DaysSalesOutstanding 72.6657.4568.9070.2589.2260.3155.4562.4975.9255.20
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