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TripAdvisor Inc (NAS:TRIP)
Days Sales Outstanding
47.90 (As of Sep. 2016)

TripAdvisor Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $221 Mil. TripAdvisor Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $421 Mil. Hence, TripAdvisor Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 47.90.

TRIP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.52   Max: 54.76
Current: 54.76

38.52
54.76

During the past 8 years, TripAdvisor Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 54.76. The lowest was 38.52. And the median was 40.94.

TRIP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.62 vs. TRIP: 54.76 )

TripAdvisor Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Sep. 2015 (49.25) to Sep. 2016 (47.90).


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.

TripAdvisor Inc'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
=180/1492*365
=44.03

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=221/421*365 / 4
=47.90

* 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.

TripAdvisor Inc Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.0040.9438.5238.9238.9743.6544.2344.03

TripAdvisor Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysSalesOutstanding 52.2646.4047.8457.5754.7549.2553.1663.2553.6847.90
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