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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)
Days Payable
15.79 (As of Feb. 2015)

Accenture PLC's payable for the three months ended in Feb. 2015 was $985 Mil. Accenture PLC's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Feb. 2015 was $5,691 Mil. Hence, Accenture PLC's days payable for the three months ended in Feb. 2015 was 15.79.

Accenture PLC's days payable declined from Feb. 2014 (16.01) to Feb. 2015 (15.79). It may suggest that Accenture PLC accelerated paying its suppliers.


Definition

Days Payable indicates the number of days that the account payable relative to revenue the company has. An increase of Days Payable may suggest that the company delays paying its suppliers.

Accenture PLC's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=1064.228/22190.212*365
=17.51

Accenture PLC's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=984.539/5690.951*365 / 4
=15.79

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Accenture PLC Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
DaysPayable 24.5523.6123.3320.4816.0320.4018.2715.8716.7117.51

Accenture PLC Quarterly Data

Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15
DaysPayable 15.3215.3115.9816.9616.7616.0115.3216.7514.8915.79
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