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Occidental Petroleum Corp (NYSE:OXY)
Days Sales Outstanding
132.25 (As of Mar. 2017)

Occidental Petroleum Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $4,316 Mil. Occidental Petroleum Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $2,978 Mil. Hence, Occidental Petroleum Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 132.25.

OXY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.47   Max: 141.99
Current: 141.99

46.47
141.99

During the past 13 years, Occidental Petroleum Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 141.99. The lowest was 46.47. And the median was 89.81.

OXY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
89% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 51.71 vs. OXY: 141.99 )

Occidental Petroleum Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2016 (111.21) to Mar. 2017 (132.25).


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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=3989/10398*365
=140.03

Occidental Petroleum Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=4316/2978*365 / 4
=132.25

* 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.

Occidental Petroleum Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 90.7046.4799.9695.8881.6488.9296.5469.9585.36140.03

Occidental Petroleum Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 60.7990.42103.1798.5995.33111.21111.05117.56128.80132.25
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