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Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)
Days Payable
25.15 (As of Feb. 2014)

Family Dollar Stores, Inc.'s payable for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was $751 Mil. Family Dollar Stores, Inc.'s revenue for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was $2,717 Mil. Hence, Family Dollar Stores, Inc.'s days payable for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was 25.15.

Family Dollar Stores, Inc.'s days payable increased from Feb. 2013 (23.42) to Feb. 2014 (25.15). It may suggest that Family Dollar Stores, 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.

Family Dollar Stores, Inc.'s Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=728.168/10391.457*365
=25.58

Family Dollar Stores, Inc.'s Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=750.69/2716.621*91
=25.15

* 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.

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Annual Data

Aug04Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13
DaysPayable 55.3236.0231.7734.4029.8326.1336.3833.5627.6225.58

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
DaysPayable 30.7926.3527.7927.1829.4923.4224.3526.4828.3925.15
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