Switch to:
Discovery Communications Inc (NAS:DISCK)
Days Payable
29.41 (As of Mar. 2014)

Discovery Communications Inc's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $456 Mil. Discovery Communications Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $1,411 Mil. Hence, Discovery Communications Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 29.41.

Discovery Communications Inc's days payable increased from Mar. 2013 (17.00) to Mar. 2014 (29.41). It may suggest that Discovery Communications 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.

Discovery Communications Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=424/5535*365
=27.96

Discovery Communications Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=456/1411*91
=29.41

* 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.

Discovery Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysPayable 19.2714.1123.344.8013.1511.9313.9915.5021.2327.96

Discovery Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
DaysPayable 14.5620.9721.5816.2419.7917.0021.3419.8525.1029.41
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK
Email Hide