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Nielsen Holdings PLC (NYSE:NLSN)
Days Payable
131.47 (As of Sep. 2016)

Nielsen Holdings PLC's payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $925 Mil. Nielsen Holdings PLC's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $642 Mil. Hence, Nielsen Holdings PLC's days payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was 131.47.

NLSN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.77   Max: 180.99
Current: 130.31

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 88.35.

NLSN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
86% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.25 vs. NLSN: 130.31 )

Nielsen Holdings PLC's days payable declined from Sep. 2015 (136.21) to Sep. 2016 (131.47). It may suggest that Nielsen Holdings PLC 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.

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
=1013/2539*365
=145.63

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

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=925/642*365 / 4
=131.47

* 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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Historical Data

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

Nielsen Holdings PLC Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 0.000.00180.99180.43164.9330.0324.6121.7731.07145.63

Nielsen Holdings PLC Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
DaysPayable 119.02129.1331.16125.87117.02136.21141.34130.26121.11131.47
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