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Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN)
Days Payable
130.26 (As of Mar. 2016)

Nielsen Holdings PLC's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $915 Mil. Nielsen Holdings PLC's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $641 Mil. Hence, Nielsen Holdings PLC's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 130.26.

NLSN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.77   Max: 180.99
Current: 130.56

21.77
180.99

During the past 8 years, Nielsen Holdings PLC's highest Days Payable was 180.99. The lowest was 21.77. And the median was 31.06.

NLSN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
84% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.48 vs. NLSN: 130.56 )

Nielsen Holdings PLC's days payable increased from Mar. 2015 (125.87) to Mar. 2016 (130.26). It may suggest that Nielsen Holdings PLC 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.

Nielsen Holdings PLC's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=216/2539*365
=31.05

Nielsen Holdings PLC's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=915/641*365 / 4
=130.26

* 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.

Nielsen Holdings PLC Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 0.000.00180.99180.43164.9329.3724.0321.7731.0731.05

Nielsen Holdings PLC Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysPayable 19.59130.48119.02129.1331.16125.87117.02136.2130.14130.26
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