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Walmart Inc  (NYSE:WMT) Days Sales Outstanding: 3.40 (As of Apr. 2018)

Walmart Inc's Accounts Receivable for the three months ended in Apr. 2018 was $4,568 Mil. Walmart Inc's Revenue for the three months ended in Apr. 2018 was $122,690 Mil. Hence, Walmart Inc's days sales outstanding for the three months ended in Apr. 2018 was 3.40.

NYSE:WMT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1   Max: 5.27
Current: 3.3

4.1
5.27

During the past 13 years, Walmart Inc's highest Days Sales Outstanding was 5.27. The lowest was 4.10. And the median was 4.63.

NYSE:WMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 278 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. NYSE:WMT: 3.30 )

Walmart Inc's days sales outstanding declined from Apr. 2017 (4.08) to Apr. 2018 (3.40).


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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Walmart Inc Annual Data

Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Days Sales Outstanding Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 5.12 5.09 4.26 4.38 4.10

Walmart Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18
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 4.08 3.99 4.34 3.76 3.40

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.


Walmart Inc Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Walmart Inc's Days Sales Outstanding falls into.



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.

Walmart Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2018 is calculated as

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=5614/500343*365
=4.10

Walmart Inc's Days Sales Outstanding for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2018 is calculated as:

Days Sales Outstanding=Accounts Receivable/Revenue*Days in Period
=4568/122690*365 / 4
=3.40

* 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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