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Staples Inc (NAS:SPLS)
Days Payable
37.86 (As of Jul. 2014)

Staples Inc's payable for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $2,172 Mil. Staples Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $5,220 Mil. Hence, Staples Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was 37.86.

Staples Inc's days payable increased from Jul. 2013 (34.87) to Jul. 2014 (37.86). 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. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2230.17/23114.263*365
=35.22

Staples Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=2171.912/5220.103*91
=37.86

* 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.

Staples Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
DaysPayable 31.3632.5929.8729.4131.1131.7533.4037.6132.7035.22

Staples Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
DaysPayable 33.1437.4531.0930.2632.2234.8731.4934.5533.6137.86
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