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Staples Inc (NAS:SPLS)
Days Payable
47.23 (As of Oct. 2016)

Staples Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $2,025 Mil. Staples Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $3,912 Mil. Hence, Staples Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was 47.23.

SPLS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.69   Max: 48.72
Current: 48.72

38.69
48.72

During the past 13 years, Staples Inc's highest Days Payable was 48.72. The lowest was 38.69. And the median was 42.67.

SPLS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.13 vs. SPLS: 48.72 )

Staples Inc's days payable increased from Oct. 2015 (45.32) to Oct. 2016 (47.23). It may suggest that Staples Inc 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.

Staples Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2016 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=1894/15545*365
=44.47

Staples Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=2025/3912*365 / 4
=47.23

* 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.

Staples Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
DaysPayable 41.8341.2142.6543.3045.8045.0938.6942.6840.8344.47

Staples Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
DaysPayable 50.6646.0040.8547.3152.8945.3244.4748.6052.5247.23
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