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Telefonica SA (NYSE:TEF)
Days Sales Outstanding
83.97 (As of Mar. 2016)

Telefonica SA's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $11,234 Mil. Telefonica SA's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $12,208 Mil. Hence, Telefonica SA's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 83.97.

TEF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.73   Max: 72.42
Current: 79.24

48.73
72.42

During the past 13 years, Telefonica SA's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 72.42. The lowest was 48.73. And the median was 64.55.

TEF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.54 vs. TEF: 79.24 )

Telefonica SA's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (80.35) to Mar. 2016 (83.97).


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.

Telefonica SA's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=11028.3600493/64221.9482121*365
=62.68

Telefonica SA's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=11233.8530067/12208.2405345*365 / 4
=83.97

* 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.

Telefonica SA Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 66.6962.3956.8566.4168.0969.0349.6848.7362.6856.68

Telefonica SA Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 46.0382.3680.8780.8060.1480.3582.1876.5659.0583.97
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