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Tesla Motors Inc (NAS:TSLA)
Days Sales Outstanding
25.30 (As of Mar. 2016)

Tesla Motors Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $318 Mil. Tesla Motors Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,147 Mil. Hence, Tesla Motors Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 25.30.

TSLA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.9   Max: 295
Current: 27.29

8.9
295

During the past 9 years, Tesla Motors Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 295.00. The lowest was 8.90. And the median was 20.98.

TSLA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 59.83 vs. TSLA: 27.29 )

Tesla Motors Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (19.42) to Mar. 2016 (25.30).


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.

Tesla Motors 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
=168.965/4046.025*365
=15.24

Tesla Motors Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=318.056/1147.048*365 / 4
=25.30

* 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.

Tesla Motors Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.00295.0082.2011.3720.9817.0523.718.9025.8615.24

Tesla Motors Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 7.2810.6411.4616.8121.6119.4213.2511.6912.7025.30
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