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Big Lots Inc (NYSE:BIG)
Days Payable
69.26 (As of Oct. 2016)

Big Lots Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $504 Mil. Big Lots Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $664 Mil. Hence, Big Lots Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was 69.26.

BIG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.83   Max: 59.07
Current: 59.07

24.83
59.07

During the past 13 years, Big Lots Inc's highest Days Payable was 59.07. The lowest was 24.83. And the median was 40.78.

BIG's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 44.57 vs. BIG: 59.07 )

Big Lots Inc's days payable increased from Oct. 2015 (66.10) to Oct. 2016 (69.26). It may suggest that Big Lots 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.

Big Lots Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=382.277/3123.396*365
=44.67

Big Lots Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=503.625/663.506*365 / 4
=69.26

* 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.

Big Lots Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
DaysPayable 24.8333.7430.8940.2937.6041.2745.5042.8341.8144.67

Big Lots Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
DaysPayable 47.7771.5034.7243.2745.4766.1037.2441.7249.1069.26
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