Switch to:
Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
Days Payable
42.84 (As of Dec. 2015)

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $23,795 Mil. Royal Dutch Shell PLC's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $50,681 Mil. Hence, Royal Dutch Shell PLC's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 42.84.

RDS.A' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.82   Max: 106.33
Current: 39.64

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 41.79.

RDS.A's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Integrated industry.

( Industry Median: 47.87 vs. RDS.A: 39.64 )

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's days payable increased from Dec. 2014 (0.00) to Dec. 2015 (42.84). 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. 2015 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=23795/222739*365
=38.99

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=23795/50681*365 / 4
=42.84

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 36.5744.4678.10106.3390.230.0039.120.0032.8238.99

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysPayable 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0042.84
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)

GuruFocus Premium Plus Membership

FEEDBACK