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The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Days Sales Outstanding
71.49 (As of Apr. 2016)

The Valspar Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $828 Mil. The Valspar Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $1,057 Mil. Hence, The Valspar Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was 71.49.

VAL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.31   Max: 71.11
Current: 71.25

58.31
71.11

During the past 13 years, The Valspar Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 71.11. The lowest was 58.31. And the median was 62.01.

VAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.33 vs. VAL: 71.25 )

The Valspar Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Apr. 2015 (69.58) to Apr. 2016 (71.49).


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.

The Valspar Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=840.447/4522.424*365
=67.83

The Valspar Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=827.903/1056.797*365 / 4
=71.49

* 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.

The Valspar Corp Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
DaysSalesOutstanding 58.3160.4259.2465.6971.1161.3961.8368.6167.8371.23

The Valspar Corp Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
DaysSalesOutstanding 63.9470.0366.0662.2067.2569.5869.6368.0569.2671.49
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