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DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST)
Days Payable
14.36 (As of Jun. 2015)

DST Systems, Inc.'s payable for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $94 Mil. DST Systems, Inc.'s cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $596 Mil. Hence, DST Systems, Inc.'s days payable for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was 14.36.

DST Systems, Inc.'s days payable declined from Jun. 2014 (15.02) to Jun. 2015 (14.36). It may suggest that DST Systems, 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.

DST Systems, 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
=101.8/2309.4*365
=16.09

DST Systems, Inc.'s Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=93.7/595.6*365 / 4
=14.36

* 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.

DST Systems, Inc. Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysPayable 17.6320.2713.9410.3014.0712.8519.5015.5914.3716.09

DST Systems, Inc. Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
DaysPayable 15.1314.4214.9614.5213.0115.0213.4815.8413.6214.36
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