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Seagate Technology PLC (NAS:STX)
Days Sales Outstanding
39.45 (As of Mar. 2017)

Seagate Technology PLC's account receivable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $1,156 Mil. Seagate Technology PLC's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $2,674 Mil. Hence, Seagate Technology PLC's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 39.45.

STX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.45   Max: 56.66
Current: 38.29

38.45
56.66

During the past 13 years, Seagate Technology PLC's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 56.66. The lowest was 38.45. And the median was 44.64.

STX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Data Storage industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. STX: 38.29 )

Seagate Technology PLC's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2016 (43.95) to Mar. 2017 (39.45).


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.

Seagate Technology PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1318/11160*365
=43.11

Seagate Technology PLC's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=1156/2674*365 / 4
=39.45

* 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.

Seagate Technology PLC Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
DaysSalesOutstanding 44.4440.5038.4544.8449.7456.6642.4745.9846.0943.11

Seagate Technology PLC Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysSalesOutstanding 45.1648.4754.0747.4842.7243.9545.3242.6438.1839.45
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