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Weatherford International PLC (NYSE:WFT)
Days Sales Outstanding
94.21 (As of Mar. 2014)

Weatherford International PLC's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $3,723 Mil. Weatherford International PLC's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $3,596 Mil. Hence, Weatherford International PLC's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 94.21.

Weatherford International PLC's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2013 (91.31) to Mar. 2014 (94.21).


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.

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 Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3723/3596*91
=94.21

* 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.

Weatherford International PLC Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysSalesOutstanding 86.51106.1386.6091.4392.87103.5193.8890.8693.2085.95

Weatherford International PLC Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
DaysSalesOutstanding 79.3085.1087.6293.1987.1291.3190.2795.3887.4994.21
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