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Westport Innovations Inc (NAS:WPRT)
Days Sales Outstanding
142.89 (As of Mar. 2016)

Westport Innovations Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $37.60 Mil. Westport Innovations Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $24.01 Mil. Hence, Westport Innovations Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 142.89.

WPRT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.27   Max: 120.2
Current: 139.36

24.27
120.2

During the past 13 years, Westport Innovations Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 120.20. The lowest was 24.27. And the median was 57.73.

WPRT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
92% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 59.83 vs. WPRT: 139.36 )

Westport Innovations Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2015 (119.11) to Mar. 2016 (142.89).


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.

Westport Innovations Inc'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
=40.505/130.569*365
=113.23

Westport Innovations Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=37.599/24.011*365 / 4
=142.89

* 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.

Westport Innovations Inc Annual Data

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 51.4365.6735.8624.2732.3139.2899.00120.20113.23114.81

Westport Innovations Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 93.7299.41122.23150.71134.92119.11138.97146.21118.09142.89
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