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CenterPoint Energy Inc (NYSE:CNP)
Days Payable
40.48 (As of Mar. 2016)

CenterPoint Energy Inc's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $378 Mil. CenterPoint Energy Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $852 Mil. Hence, CenterPoint Energy Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 40.48.

CNP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.85   Max: 71.27
Current: 53.07

43.85
71.27

During the past 13 years, CenterPoint Energy Inc's highest Days Payable was 71.27. The lowest was 43.85. And the median was 53.67.

CNP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 70.57 vs. CNP: 53.07 )

CenterPoint Energy Inc's days payable increased from Mar. 2015 (32.08) to Mar. 2016 (40.48). It may suggest that CenterPoint Energy 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.

CenterPoint Energy Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=483/3102*365
=56.83

CenterPoint Energy Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=378/852*365 / 4
=40.48

* 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.

CenterPoint Energy Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 62.3944.2043.8554.1153.2350.4171.2764.3553.1156.83

CenterPoint Energy Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysPayable 53.8735.8253.8257.3250.4132.0863.3163.5563.6940.48
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