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Prestige Brands Holdings Inc (NYSE:PBH)
Days Sales Outstanding
51.31 (As of Mar. 2017)

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $135.3 Mil. Prestige Brands Holdings Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $240.7 Mil. Hence, Prestige Brands Holdings Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 51.31.

PBH' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.2   Max: 56
Current: 56

38.2
56

During the past 13 years, Prestige Brands Holdings Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 56.00. The lowest was 38.20. And the median was 43.53.

PBH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 61.58 vs. PBH: 56.00 )

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc's days sales outstanding increased from Mar. 2016 (41.26) to Mar. 2017 (51.31).


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.

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=135.329/882.06*365
=56.00

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=135.329/240.67*365 / 4
=51.31

* 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.

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc Annual Data

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 49.4243.3838.2048.1549.8443.0038.9143.6742.5556.00

Prestige Brands Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 39.1141.0539.7139.6738.7841.2638.0539.4148.8251.31
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