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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
Days Payable
88.00 (As of Oct. 2014)

Barnes & Noble Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $1,184 Mil. Barnes & Noble Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $1,228 Mil. Hence, Barnes & Noble Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 88.00.

Barnes & Noble Inc's days payable increased from Oct. 2013 (87.97) to Oct. 2014 (88.00). It may suggest that Barnes & Noble 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.

Barnes & Noble Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=735.112/4523.422*365
=59.32

Barnes & Noble Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=1184.159/1227.932*365 / 4
=88.00

* 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.

Barnes & Noble Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
DaysPayable 80.3085.5679.8982.7576.9776.7866.6560.4657.0059.32

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
DaysPayable 121.9787.7568.6570.23113.5587.9774.4274.74117.6988.00
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