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Discovery Communications Inc (NAS:DISCK)
Days Payable
39.58 (As of Sep. 2015)

Discovery Communications Inc's payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $249 Mil. Discovery Communications Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $574 Mil. Hence, Discovery Communications Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 39.58.

DISCK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.08   Max: 38.67
Current: 39.5

6.08
38.67

During the past 13 years, Discovery Communications Inc's highest Days Payable was 38.67. The lowest was 6.08. And the median was 23.67.

DISCK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 45.60 vs. DISCK: 39.50 )

Discovery Communications Inc's days payable increased from Sep. 2014 (36.05) to Sep. 2015 (39.58). 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. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=225/2124*365
=38.67

Discovery Communications Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=249/574*365 / 4
=39.58

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


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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

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysPayable 21.9835.376.0825.3122.0331.3516.4521.2830.4738.67

Discovery Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15
DaysPayable 24.2224.3327.0928.5940.0436.0534.3333.1144.8239.58
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