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DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE:DST)
Days Payable
15.86 (As of Mar. 2014)

DST Systems, Inc.'s payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $119 Mil. DST Systems, Inc.'s revenue for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $684 Mil. Hence, DST Systems, Inc.'s days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 15.86.

DST Systems, Inc.'s days payable declined from Mar. 2013 (16.75) to Mar. 2014 (15.86). 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. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=86.7/2658.6*365
=11.90

DST Systems, Inc.'s Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=119.2/683.8*91
=15.86

* 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysPayable 26.8914.1616.3311.0613.9711.5010.2016.3014.6811.90

DST Systems, Inc. Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
DaysPayable 15.5817.7318.7412.0114.3116.7512.0612.1611.8215.86
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