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Lowe's Companies Inc (NYSE:LOW)
Days Payable
71.46 (As of Oct. 2015)

Lowe's Companies Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $7,338 Mil. Lowe's Companies Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $9,370 Mil. Hence, Lowe's Companies Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was 71.46.

LOW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.33   Max: 52.31
Current: 70.39

36.33
52.31

During the past 13 years, Lowe's Companies Inc's highest Days Payable was 52.31. The lowest was 36.33. And the median was 49.25.

LOW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
69% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.46 vs. LOW: 70.39 )

Lowe's Companies Inc's days payable increased from Oct. 2014 (65.76) to Oct. 2015 (71.46). It may suggest that Lowe's Companies 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.

Lowe's Companies Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2015 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=5124/36665*365
=51.01

Lowe's Companies Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=7338/9370*365 / 4
=71.46

* 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.

Lowe's Companies Inc Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
DaysPayable 36.3341.8642.9547.2750.8750.1648.3451.2152.3151.01

Lowe's Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
DaysPayable 50.1162.1859.9974.4252.0065.7657.0680.3057.1871.46
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