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The Wendy's Co (NAS:WEN)
Days Sales Outstanding
20.14 (As of Dec. 2015)

The Wendy's Co's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $102 Mil. The Wendy's Co's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $464 Mil. Hence, The Wendy's Co's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 20.14.

WEN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.9   Max: 20
Current: 19.85

7.9
20

During the past 13 years, The Wendy's Co's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 20.00. The lowest was 7.90. And the median was 12.15.

WEN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. WEN: 19.85 )

The Wendy's Co's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2014 (12.00) to Dec. 2015 (20.14).


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 Wendy's Co'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
=102.498/1870.297*365
=20.00

The Wendy's Co's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=102.498/464.365*365 / 4
=20.14

* 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 Wendy's Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 12.637.9019.4813.7312.598.098.579.3411.7020.00

The Wendy's Co Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 8.9210.7111.0212.9912.6912.0014.9513.1415.1420.14
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