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Telefonica SA (NYSE:TEF)
Days Sales Outstanding
82.77 (As of Sep. 2016)

Telefonica SA's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $13,527 Mil. Telefonica SA's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $14,914 Mil. Hence, Telefonica SA's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 82.77.

TEF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.73   Max: 69.03
Current: 61.57

48.73
69.03

During the past 13 years, Telefonica SA's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 69.03. The lowest was 48.73. And the median was 60.01.

TEF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
64% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.59 vs. TEF: 61.57 )

Telefonica SA's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2015 (76.56) to Sep. 2016 (82.77).


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. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=9312.23628692/54890.2953586*365
=61.92

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=13527.4971942/14913.5802469*365 / 4
=82.77

* 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.

Telefonica SA Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 58.0956.8566.4168.0969.0349.6848.7362.6856.6861.92

Telefonica SA Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 80.8060.1480.3582.1876.5659.0583.9776.1482.7761.56
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