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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NAS:ALXN)
Days Payable
66.36 (As of Mar. 2016)

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $43 Mil. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $59 Mil. Hence, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 66.36.

ALXN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.39   Max: 494.52
Current: 70.31

44.39
494.52

During the past 13 years, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's highest Days Payable was 494.52. The lowest was 44.39. And the median was 90.78.

ALXN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 60.55 vs. ALXN: 70.31 )

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's days payable declined from Mar. 2015 (69.52) to Mar. 2016 (66.36). It may suggest that Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc 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.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=57.36/233.089*365
=89.82

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=42.897/58.986*365 / 4
=66.36

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


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Revenue


Historical Data

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

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 0.00494.52111.3793.4090.7862.8162.1444.3992.4189.82

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysPayable 38.2397.9083.0540.7881.2469.5282.5379.2990.8366.36
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