Day Sales Outstanding
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Learn more about how day sales outstanding, or DSO, is calculated and used to measure the average number of days a company takes to collect revenue after sales.
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A business's "gross margin" is a rough gauge of how profitable its operations are. It measures how much sales revenue the company retains after all of the direct costs associated with making a product or providing a service are accounted for. Direct costs refer to materials, labor and expenses related to producing a product.
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Amount of profit realized from a business's operations after taking out operating expenses - such as cost of goods sold (COGS) or wages - and depreciation.
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