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NorthWestern Corp (NYSE:NWE)
Days Payable
44.68 (As of Mar. 2016)

NorthWestern Corp's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $57 Mil. NorthWestern Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $115 Mil. Hence, NorthWestern Corp's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was 44.68.

NWE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.46   Max: 77.3
Current: 54.88

49.46
77.3

During the past 13 years, NorthWestern Corp's highest Days Payable was 77.30. The lowest was 49.46. And the median was 60.56.

NWE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 68.89 vs. NWE: 54.88 )

NorthWestern Corp's days payable declined from Mar. 2015 (45.75) to Mar. 2016 (44.68). It may suggest that NorthWestern Corp 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.

NorthWestern Corp'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
=74.511/372.864*365
=72.94

NorthWestern Corp's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=56.522/115.434*365 / 4
=44.68

* 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.

NorthWestern Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 0.000.0049.4659.1251.5756.6377.3070.7561.9972.94

NorthWestern Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
DaysPayable 62.3137.4451.9059.7569.1945.7559.8974.7063.3244.68
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