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Days' sales outstanding

Average collection period.

Days' Sales Outstanding

In accounting, a company's average collection period. Usually calculated monthly, it indexes the relationship between outstanding accounts receivable and total sales over a given period and is a common tool in measuring liquidity. Tracking trends in days' sales outstanding can also indicate the level of credit risk a company is willing to extend at different points of time. It is also called the collection ratio.
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Aberdeen's survey of 130 companies ranks them in three categories--best in class, average and laggards--based on how quickly they collect the money owed them--their Days Sales Outstanding (DSO)--and the accuracy of their cash flow forecasts.
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These might include activity ratios like receivable turnover, inventory turnover, days sales outstanding (DSO), gross margins, income from operations as a percent of sales or net income as a percent of sales.
This enables corporations to increase margins by 1-2 percent while reducing Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) by 3-10 days.
If your sales are highly seasonal, rapidly increasing, or decreasing, all of the traditional ratios, such as accounts receivable turnover of days sales outstanding, will yield a false analysis of accounts receivable liquidity - even if your customers' payment pattern remains constant.
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