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Tesco PLC (OTCPK:TSCDY)
Days Sales Outstanding
9.42 (As of Feb. 2017)

Tesco PLC's account receivable for the six months ended in Feb. 2017 was $1,844 Mil. Tesco PLC's revenue for the six months ended in Feb. 2017 was $35,724 Mil. Hence, Tesco PLC's days sales outstanding for the six months ended in Feb. 2017 was 9.42.

TSCDY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33   Max: 9.63
Current: 9.63

3.33
9.63

During the past 13 years, Tesco PLC's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 9.63. The lowest was 3.33. And the median was 3.42.

TSCDY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. TSCDY: 9.63 )

Tesco PLC's days sales outstanding increased from Feb. 2016 (3.30) to Feb. 2017 (9.42).


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.

Tesco PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2017 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1843.75/69896.25*365
=9.63

Tesco PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1843.75/35723.75*365 / 2
=9.42

* 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.

Tesco PLC Annual Data

Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16Feb17
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.003.423.339.63

Tesco PLC Semi-Annual Data

Aug12Feb13Aug13Feb14Aug14Feb15Aug15Feb16Aug16Feb17
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.0014.020.0015.083.3510.863.3011.449.42
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