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Express Scripts Holding Co (NAS:ESRX)
Days Payable
14.65 (As of Mar. 2017)

Express Scripts Holding Co's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $3,658 Mil. Express Scripts Holding Co's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $22,782 Mil. Hence, Express Scripts Holding Co's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 14.65.

ESRX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7   Max: 15.43
Current: 14.59

5.7
15.43

During the past 13 years, Express Scripts Holding Co's highest Days Payable was 15.43. The lowest was 5.70. And the median was 11.50.

ESRX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 42.29 vs. ESRX: 14.59 )

Express Scripts Holding Co's days payable increased from Mar. 2016 (14.64) to Mar. 2017 (14.65). It may suggest that Express Scripts Holding Co 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=3875.7/91667*365
=15.43

Express Scripts Holding Co's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=3658/22782.2*365 / 4
=14.65

* 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.

Express Scripts Holding Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysPayable 11.449.0911.565.707.8912.2511.0312.3213.5015.43

Express Scripts Holding Co Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysPayable 11.8212.0213.0012.9613.1714.6416.6114.9515.7014.65
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