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CBS Corp  (NYSE:CBS) Days Sales Outstanding: 90.81 (As of Mar. 2019)

CBS Corp's Accounts Receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2019 was $4,147 Mil. CBS Corp's Revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2019 was $4,167 Mil. Hence, CBS Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2019 was 90.81.

NYSE:CBS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 82.6   Max: 101.62
Current: 101.45

82.6
101.62

During the past 13 years, CBS Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 101.62. The lowest was 82.60. And the median was 94.55.

NYSE:CBS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 355 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 71.11 vs. NYSE:CBS: 101.45 )

CBS Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2018 (92.68) to Mar. 2019 (90.81).


Historical Data

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

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CBS Corp Annual Data

Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Days Sales Outstanding Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 100.85 97.22 91.87 98.55 101.62

CBS Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19
Days Sales Outstanding Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 92.68 94.70 103.39 91.64 90.81

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


CBS Corp Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where CBS Corp's Days Sales Outstanding falls into.



Calculation

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 Receivable are being managed.

Accounts Receivable can be measured by Days Sales Outstanding.

CBS Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2018 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=4041/14514*365
=101.62

CBS Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2019 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=4147/4167*365 / 4
=90.81

* 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.


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