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Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ)
Days Accounts Payable
67.73 (As of Oct. 2014)

Hewlett-Packard Co's accounts payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $15,903 Mil. Hewlett-Packard Co's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $21,425 Mil. Hence, Hewlett-Packard Co's days accounts payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 67.73.

Hewlett-Packard Co's days accounts payable increased from Oct. 2013 (57.01) to Oct. 2014 (67.73). It may suggest that Hewlett-Packard Co delayed paying its suppliers.


Definition

Days Accounts Payable indicates the number of days that the accounts payable relative to cost of goods sold the company has. An increase of Days Accounts Payable may suggest that the company delays paying its suppliers.

Hewlett-Packard Co's Days Accounts Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as

Days Accounts Payable=Accounts Payable/COGS*Days in Period
=15903/84839*365
=68.42

Hewlett-Packard Co's Days Accounts Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Accounts Payable=Accounts Payable/COGS*Days in Period
=15903/21425*365 / 4
=67.73

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Accounts Payable, COGS


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Hewlett-Packard Co Annual Data

Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
Days Accts Payable 56.1663.6254.9160.7061.7654.7055.2652.7459.2468.42

Hewlett-Packard Co Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Days Accts Payable 50.2053.6448.3053.3658.1557.0153.0659.5965.8767.73
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