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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
Days Payable
106.66 (As of Oct. 2015)

Barnes & Noble Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $730 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $625 Mil. Hence, Barnes & Noble Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was 106.66.

BKS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.97   Max: 85.56
Current: 73.94

56.97
85.56

During the past 13 years, Barnes & Noble Inc's highest Days Payable was 85.56. The lowest was 56.97. And the median was 71.72.

BKS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
71% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.46 vs. BKS: 73.94 )

Barnes & Noble Inc's days payable declined from Oct. 2014 (106.74) to Oct. 2015 (106.66). It may suggest that Barnes & Noble 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.

Barnes & Noble Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2015 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=655.064/4196.998*365
=56.97

Barnes & Noble Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=730.387/624.868*365 / 4
=106.66

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


Related Terms

Revenue


Historical Data

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

Barnes & Noble Inc Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15
DaysPayable 85.5679.8982.7576.9776.7866.6560.4657.0059.3256.97

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
DaysPayable 113.5587.9774.4274.74117.69106.7473.9376.42126.83106.66
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