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Amazon.com Inc (NAS:AMZN)
Days Payable
79.75 (As of Dec. 2016)

Amazon.com Inc's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $25,309 Mil. Amazon.com Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $28,959 Mil. Hence, Amazon.com Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 79.75.

AMZN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.06   Max: 110.64
Current: 104.66

88.06
110.64

During the past 13 years, Amazon.com Inc's highest Days Payable was 110.64. The lowest was 88.06. And the median was 104.29.

AMZN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
82% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.41 vs. AMZN: 104.66 )

Amazon.com Inc's days payable increased from Dec. 2015 (76.46) to Dec. 2016 (79.75). It may suggest that Amazon.com Inc delayed 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.

Amazon.com Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=25309/88265*365
=104.66

Amazon.com Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=25309/28959*365 / 4
=79.75

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Amazon.com Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysPayable 88.8588.06107.80110.64109.09105.74101.9595.73103.91104.66

Amazon.com Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysPayable 73.6872.6570.6474.5878.6376.4672.5076.7180.7079.75
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