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Discovery Communications Inc (NAS:DISCK)
Days Payable
31.14 (As of Sep. 2016)

Discovery Communications Inc's payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $202 Mil. Discovery Communications Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $592 Mil. Hence, Discovery Communications Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 31.14.

DISCK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.08   Max: 43.93
Current: 30.38

6.08
43.93

During the past 13 years, Discovery Communications Inc's highest Days Payable was 43.93. The lowest was 6.08. And the median was 27.89.

DISCK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 52.54 vs. DISCK: 30.38 )

Discovery Communications Inc's days payable declined from Sep. 2015 (39.58) to Sep. 2016 (31.14). It may suggest that Discovery Communications Inc 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.

Discovery Communications 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
=282/2343*365
=43.93

Discovery Communications Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=202/592*365 / 4
=31.14

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Discovery Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 35.376.0825.3122.0331.3516.4521.2830.4738.6743.93

Discovery Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysPayable 40.0436.0534.3333.1144.8239.5840.2126.3628.0031.14
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