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Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc (NAS:ULTA)
Days Sales Outstanding
5.22 (As of Jul. 2014)

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $42 Mil. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $734 Mil. Hence, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was 5.22.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Jul. 2013 (4.69) to Jul. 2014 (5.22).


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.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=47.049/2670.573*365
=6.43

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=42.11/734.236*91
=5.22

* 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.

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.009.938.938.266.154.025.595.376.826.43

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
DaysSalesOutstanding 4.296.106.604.984.674.696.904.933.415.22
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