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Herbalife Ltd (NYSE:HLF)
Days Payable
30.71 (As of Dec. 2016)

Herbalife Ltd's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $66 Mil. Herbalife Ltd's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $196 Mil. Hence, Herbalife Ltd's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 30.71.

HLF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.89   Max: 33.78
Current: 28.19

26.89
33.78

During the past 13 years, Herbalife Ltd's highest Days Payable was 33.78. The lowest was 26.89. And the median was 29.89.

HLF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 45.59 vs. HLF: 28.19 )

Herbalife Ltd's days payable declined from Dec. 2015 (31.74) to Dec. 2016 (30.71). It may suggest that Herbalife Ltd 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.

Herbalife Ltd'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
=66/854.6*365
=28.19

Herbalife Ltd's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=66/196.1*365 / 4
=30.71

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Herbalife Ltd Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysPayable 29.4632.7127.6328.6030.6433.7831.3326.8930.3228.19

Herbalife Ltd Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysPayable 33.4830.0827.4533.2335.9031.7430.9632.9837.7030.71
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