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Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp (NYSE:WAB)
Days Sales Outstanding
55.60 (As of Jun. 2016)

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $441 Mil. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $724 Mil. Hence, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 55.60.

WAB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.17   Max: 78.86
Current: 51.28

53.17
78.86

During the past 13 years, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 78.86. The lowest was 53.17. And the median was 61.08.

WAB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 41.03 vs. WAB: 51.28 )

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Jun. 2015 (54.46) to Jun. 2016 (55.60).


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.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=443.464/3044.454*365
=53.17

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=440.9/723.601*365 / 4
=55.60

* 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.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 59.5259.6463.4154.2362.5264.2459.5278.8653.1754.61

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 83.5658.0554.3649.3055.2654.4653.4554.2356.2255.60
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