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BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE:BHP)
Days Payable
30.37 (As of Dec. 2013)

BHP Billiton Ltd's payable for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $11,330 Mil. BHP Billiton Ltd's revenue for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was $33,948 Mil. Hence, BHP Billiton Ltd's days payable for the six months ended in Dec. 2013 was 30.37.

BHP Billiton Ltd's days payable declined from Dec. 2012 (33.73) to Dec. 2013 (30.37). It may suggest that BHP Billiton Ltd 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.

BHP Billiton Ltd's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=12029/65968*365
=66.56

BHP Billiton Ltd's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=11330/33948*91
=30.37

* 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.

BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
DaysPayable 44.4328.6324.8955.6354.7154.8856.9368.2374.9766.56

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

Jun09Dec09Jun10Dec10Jun11Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13
DaysPayable 33.6322.3127.0924.2932.7232.5738.8533.7332.2930.37
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