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Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
Days Payable
49.04 (As of Dec. 2016)

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $28,069 Mil. Royal Dutch Shell PLC's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $52,231 Mil. Hence, Royal Dutch Shell PLC's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 49.04.

RDS.A' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.82   Max: 106.33
Current: 57.66

32.82
106.33

During the past 13 years, Royal Dutch Shell PLC's highest Days Payable was 106.33. The lowest was 32.82. And the median was 44.46.

RDS.A's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 52.54 vs. RDS.A: 57.66 )

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's days payable increased from Dec. 2015 (0.00) to Dec. 2016 (49.04). It may suggest that Royal Dutch Shell 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.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=28069/191008*365
=53.64

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=28069/52231*365 / 4
=49.04

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


Related Terms

Revenue


Historical Data

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

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysPayable 44.4680.22106.330.000.0039.130.0032.8238.9953.64

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysPayable 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0049.04
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