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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NAS:CTSH)
Days Payable
5.32 (As of Dec. 2013)

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $138 Mil. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $2,355 Mil. Hence, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 5.32.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's days payable declined from Dec. 2012 (6.46) to Dec. 2013 (5.32). It may suggest that Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation 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.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=137.706/8843.189*365
=5.68

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=137.706/2355.488*91
=5.32

* 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.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysPayable 6.966.777.136.185.186.085.995.966.875.68

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
DaysPayable 4.445.468.396.987.626.467.295.445.895.32
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