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Seagate Technology PLC (NAS:STX)
Days Sales Outstanding
42.72 (As of Dec. 2015)

Seagate Technology PLC's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $1,398 Mil. Seagate Technology PLC's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $2,986 Mil. Hence, Seagate Technology PLC's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 42.72.

STX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.45   Max: 57.29
Current: 41.93

38.45
57.29

During the past 13 years, Seagate Technology PLC's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 57.29. The lowest was 38.45. And the median was 45.41.

STX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 77.66 vs. STX: 41.93 )

Seagate Technology PLC's days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2014 (45.16) to Dec. 2015 (42.72).


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.

Seagate Technology PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1735/13739*365
=46.09

Seagate Technology PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1398/2986*365 / 4
=42.72

* 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.

Seagate Technology PLC Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
DaysSalesOutstanding 57.2944.4440.5038.4544.8449.7456.6642.4745.9846.09

Seagate Technology PLC Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 42.3241.7743.7547.7946.0245.1648.4754.0747.4842.72
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