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Nielsen Holdings NV (NYSE:NLSN)
Days Payable
11.18 (As of Dec. 2013)

Nielsen Holdings NV's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $198 Mil. Nielsen Holdings NV's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,611 Mil. Hence, Nielsen Holdings NV's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 11.18.

Nielsen Holdings NV's days payable declined from Dec. 2012 (13.01) to Dec. 2013 (11.18). It may suggest that Nielsen Holdings NV 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 NV's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=198/5703*365
=12.67

Nielsen Holdings NV's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=198/1611*91
=11.18

* 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 NV Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysPayable 0.000.000.000.0087.9582.1475.5517.1513.9112.67

Nielsen Holdings NV Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
DaysPayable 68.2016.6565.8361.1667.9013.0160.9860.2771.4511.18
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