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Primo Water Corp (NAS:PRMW)
Days Sales Outstanding
20.39 (As of Mar. 2017)

Primo Water Corp's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $13.6 Mil. Primo Water Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $60.7 Mil. Hence, Primo Water Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 20.39.

PRMW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.67   Max: 54.99
Current: 28.97

14.67
54.99

During the past 9 years, Primo Water Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 54.99. The lowest was 14.67. And the median was 33.76.

PRMW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Soft Drinks industry.

( Industry Median: 41.05 vs. PRMW: 28.97 )

Primo Water Corp's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2016 (40.41) to Mar. 2017 (20.39).


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.

Primo Water 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
=14.121/142.541*365
=36.16

Primo Water 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
=13.572/60.737*365 / 4
=20.39

* 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.

Primo Water Corp Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 0.0033.7614.6754.0554.9939.4830.4730.9331.9136.16

Primo Water Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 27.8133.4828.9827.7232.1740.4142.1140.6831.9320.39
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