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Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG)
Days Sales Outstanding
59.21 (As of Dec. 2013)

Vishay Precision Group, Inc.'s account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $40.5 Mil. Vishay Precision Group, Inc.'s revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $62.2 Mil. Hence, Vishay Precision Group, Inc.'s days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 59.21.

Vishay Precision Group, Inc.'s days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2012 (51.32) to Dec. 2013 (59.21).


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.

Vishay Precision Group, Inc.'s Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=40.5/240.275*365
=61.52

Vishay Precision Group, Inc.'s Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=40.5/62.248*91
=59.21

* 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.

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.000.000.000.000.0049.5459.7852.4548.2561.52

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
DaysSalesOutstanding 56.8155.1955.5155.6154.8751.3252.8454.7058.3759.21
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