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Shire PLC (NAS:SHPG)
Days Payable
103.44 (As of Dec. 2014)

Shire PLC's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $248 Mil. Shire PLC's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $219 Mil. Hence, Shire PLC's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was 103.44.

Shire PLC's days payable declined from Dec. 2013 (103.51) to Dec. 2014 (103.44). It may suggest that Shire 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.

Shire PLC's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=247.7/979.3*365
=92.32

Shire PLC's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=247.7/218.5*365 / 4
=103.44

* 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.

Shire PLC Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysPayable 120.2680.3192.850.000.000.00161.120.00110.2492.32

Shire PLC Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
DaysPayable 147.340.00143.62112.0294.94103.510.0076.4684.93103.44
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