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Weatherford International PLC (NYSE:WFT)
Days Sales Outstanding
81.90 (As of Jun. 2014)

Weatherford International PLC's account receivable for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $3,340 Mil. Weatherford International PLC's revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $3,711 Mil. Hence, Weatherford International PLC's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 81.90.

Weatherford International PLC's days sales outstanding declined from Jun. 2013 (90.27) to Jun. 2014 (81.90).


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.

Weatherford International PLC'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
=3594/15263*365
=85.95

Weatherford International PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3340/3711*91
=81.90

* 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.

Weatherford International PLC Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysSalesOutstanding 86.51106.1386.6091.4392.87103.5893.9090.9093.2085.95

Weatherford International PLC Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
DaysSalesOutstanding 84.9187.6293.1987.1291.3190.2795.3887.4994.2181.90
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