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Sunoco LP (NYSE:SUN)
Days Sales Outstanding
5.68 (As of Sep. 2016)

Sunoco LP's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $258 Mil. Sunoco LP's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $4,137 Mil. Hence, Sunoco LP's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 5.68.

SUN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.77   Max: 6.75
Current: 6.75

2.77
6.75

During the past 6 years, Sunoco LP's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 6.75. The lowest was 2.77. And the median was 3.19.

SUN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing industry.

( Industry Median: 21.72 vs. SUN: 6.75 )

Sunoco LP's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2015 (4.15) to Sep. 2016 (5.68).


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.

Sunoco LP'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
=160.783/16935.347*365
=3.47

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=257.714/4137.317*365 / 4
=5.68

* 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.

Sunoco LP Annual Data

Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.002.902.773.640.003.47

Sunoco LP Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 4.920.000.001.173.614.155.754.935.245.68
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