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VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW)
Days Sales Outstanding
65.49 (As of Jun. 2016)

VMware Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $1,215 Mil. VMware Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $1,693 Mil. Hence, VMware Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 65.49.

VMW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.01   Max: 100.45
Current: 65.01

65.01
100.45

During the past 12 years, VMware Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 100.45. The lowest was 65.01. And the median was 88.13.

VMW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 67.71 vs. VMW: 65.01 )

VMware Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Jun. 2015 (72.83) to Jun. 2016 (65.49).


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.

VMware 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
=1633/6571*365
=90.71

VMware 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
=1215/1693*365 / 4
=65.49

* 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.

VMware Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 100.4578.1465.5996.3478.5385.5491.2385.5291.9390.71

VMware Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 55.6970.0857.6481.4959.6772.8355.1879.7762.5465.49
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