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MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE:MWV)
Days Payable
56.98 (As of Dec. 2013)

MeadWestvaco Corporation's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $737 Mil. MeadWestvaco Corporation's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,177 Mil. Hence, MeadWestvaco Corporation's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 56.98.

MeadWestvaco Corporation's days payable increased from Dec. 2012 (49.59) to Dec. 2013 (56.98). It may suggest that MeadWestvaco Corporation 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.

MeadWestvaco Corporation's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=737/5389*365
=49.92

MeadWestvaco Corporation's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=737/1177*91
=56.98

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


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Historical Data

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

MeadWestvaco Corporation Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysPayable 26.0224.6130.8535.4331.1834.4343.5445.8543.4949.92

MeadWestvaco Corporation Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
DaysPayable 37.9247.4244.6336.3237.9749.5939.1436.4335.9256.98
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