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Brocade Communications Systems Inc (NAS:BRCD)
Days Payable
45.67 (As of Oct. 2014)

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $94 Mil. Brocade Communications Systems Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $187 Mil. Hence, Brocade Communications Systems Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 45.67.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's days payable increased from Oct. 2013 (41.04) to Oct. 2014 (45.67). It may suggest that Brocade Communications Systems 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=93.705/745.474*365
=45.88

Brocade Communications Systems 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
=93.705/187.24*365 / 4
=45.67

* 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.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Annual Data

Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
DaysPayable 34.5667.8669.02100.8971.9562.4446.2550.1139.5645.88

Brocade Communications Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
DaysPayable 49.4749.2043.2545.1544.1441.0437.4039.9541.8345.67
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