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United States Steel Corp (NYSE:X)
Days Sales Outstanding
43.05 (As of Sep. 2015)

United States Steel Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,335 Mil. United States Steel Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $2,830 Mil. Hence, United States Steel Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 43.05.

X' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.16   Max: 58.84
Current: 34

35.16
58.84

During the past 13 years, United States Steel Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 58.84. The lowest was 35.16. And the median was 41.81.

X's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 57.36 vs. X: 34.00 )

United States Steel Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Sep. 2014 (41.22) to Sep. 2015 (43.05).


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.

United States Steel Corp'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
=1942/17507*365
=40.49

United States Steel Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1335/2830*365 / 4
=43.05

* 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.

United States Steel Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 41.7844.9335.1658.8446.1835.2639.4745.2540.4934.00

United States Steel Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysSalesOutstanding 43.2346.1748.9140.5941.2243.5245.9647.1043.0538.25
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