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Symantec Corp  (NAS:SYMC) Days Sales Outstanding: 36.34 (As of Jun. 2017)

Symantec Corp's Accounts Receivable for the three months ended in Jun. 2017 was $468 Mil. Symantec Corp's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2017 was $1,175 Mil. Hence, Symantec Corp's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Jun. 2017 was 36.34.

NAS:SYMC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.63   Max: 87.87
Current: 39.63

39.63
87.87

During the past 13 years, Symantec Corp's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 87.87. The lowest was 39.63. And the median was 55.43.

NAS:SYMC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 66.91 vs. NAS:SYMC: 39.63 )

Symantec Corp's days sales outstanding increased from Jun. 2016 (32.41) to Jun. 2017 (36.34).


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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Symantec Corp Annual Data

Mar08 Mar09 Mar10 Mar11 Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
Days Sales Outstanding Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 54.49 87.87 64.59 56.37 58.94

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17
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 32.41 42.78 48.82 53.11 36.34

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.


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.

Symantec Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=649/4019*365
=58.94

Symantec Corp's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=468/1175*365 / 4
=36.34

* 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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