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HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ)
Days Sales Outstanding
27.78 (As of Apr. 2017)

HP Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $3,771 Mil. HP Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $12,385 Mil. Hence, HP Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was 27.78.

HPQ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.13   Max: 89.12
Current: 27.82

31.13
89.12

During the past 13 years, HP Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 89.12. The lowest was 31.13. And the median was 51.90.

HPQ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. HPQ: 27.82 )

HP Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Apr. 2016 (30.58) to Apr. 2017 (27.78).


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.

HP Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=4114/48238*365
=31.13

HP Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3771/12385*365 / 4
=27.78

* 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.

HP Inc Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15Oct16
DaysSalesOutstanding 46.9752.2052.6953.5252.2849.7651.6089.1234.2231.13

HP Inc Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
DaysSalesOutstanding 80.9686.6394.1435.8930.6630.5830.7530.0025.0227.78
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