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Zoltek Companies, Inc. (NAS:ZOLT)
Days Sales Outstanding
67.97 (As of Dec. 2013)

Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s account receivable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$26.2 Mil. Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was \$35.1 Mil. Hence, Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 67.97.

Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s days sales outstanding declined from Dec. 2012 (74.90) to Dec. 2013 (67.97).

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.

Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 31.722 / 140.451 * 365 = 82.44

Zoltek Companies, Inc.'s Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

 Days Sales Outstanding = Account Receivable / Revenue * Days in Period = 26.164 / 35.123 * 365 / 4 = 67.97

* 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.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Zoltek Companies, Inc. Annual Data

 Sep04 Sep05 Sep06 Sep07 Sep08 Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 DaysSalesOutstanding 122.75 73.17 67.22 90.71 83.95 80.25 64.83 73.03 70.36 82.44

Zoltek Companies, Inc. Quarterly Data

 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 DaysSalesOutstanding 64.21 64.21 69.76 71.82 74.15 74.90 69.43 73.60 70.67 67.97
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