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Viacom Inc (NAS:VIA)
Days Sales Outstanding
87.31 (As of Jun. 2016)

Viacom Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $2,973 Mil. Viacom Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $3,107 Mil. Hence, Viacom Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 87.31.

VIA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.68   Max: 83.15
Current: 83.15

56.68
83.15

During the past 13 years, Viacom Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 83.15. The lowest was 56.68. And the median was 71.84.

VIA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 71.44 vs. VIA: 83.15 )

Viacom Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Jun. 2015 (81.16) to Jun. 2016 (87.31).


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.

Viacom Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2807/13268*365
=77.22

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

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2973/3107*365 / 4
=87.31

* 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.

Viacom Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
DaysSalesOutstanding 71.8471.1656.6879.180.0066.8666.5879.0481.1977.22

Viacom Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 76.8878.9070.1082.5281.7681.1667.6287.1484.6587.31
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