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VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW)
Days Sales Outstanding
45.57 (As of Apr. 2017)

VMware Inc's account receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $867 Mil. VMware Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $1,736 Mil. Hence, VMware Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was 45.57.

VMW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.71   Max: 96.34
Current: 43.71

43.71
96.34

During the past 13 years, VMware Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 96.34. The lowest was 43.71. And the median was 88.13.

VMW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 66.73 vs. VMW: 43.71 )

VMware Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Mar. 2016 (62.54) to Apr. 2017 (45.57).


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.

VMware Inc'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
=1856/7093*365
=95.51

VMware Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Account Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=867/1736*365 / 4
=45.57

* 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.

VMware Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysSalesOutstanding 78.1465.5996.3478.5385.5491.2385.5291.9390.7195.51

VMware Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Apr17
DaysSalesOutstanding 81.4959.6772.8355.1879.7762.5465.4957.4383.3145.57
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