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Westell Technologies Inc (NAS:WSTL)
Days Sales Outstanding
68.28 (As of Dec. 2016)

Westell Technologies Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $11.21 Mil. Westell Technologies Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $14.98 Mil. Hence, Westell Technologies Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 68.28.

WSTL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.15   Max: 67.7
Current: 59.76

34.15
67.7

During the past 13 years, Westell Technologies Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 67.70. The lowest was 34.15. And the median was 49.58.

WSTL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.21 vs. WSTL: 59.76 )

Westell Technologies Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Dec. 2015 (56.99) to Dec. 2016 (68.28).


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.

Westell Technologies Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=16.361/88.203*365
=67.70

Westell Technologies Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=11.212/14.983*365 / 4
=68.28

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Westell Technologies Inc Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
DaysSalesOutstanding 36.4734.1540.8935.5659.8747.7762.9156.6151.3967.70

Westell Technologies Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 46.0246.3458.0761.1461.2656.9971.4267.0470.0068.28
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