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Staples Inc (NAS:SPLS)
Days Payable
45.32 (As of Oct. 2015)

Staples Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $2,022 Mil. Staples Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $4,071 Mil. Hence, Staples Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was 45.32.

SPLS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.69   Max: 45.8
Current: 46.62

38.69
45.8

During the past 13 years, Staples Inc's highest Days Payable was 45.80. The lowest was 38.69. And the median was 42.67.

SPLS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.74 vs. SPLS: 46.62 )

Staples Inc's days payable declined from Oct. 2014 (46.00) to Oct. 2015 (45.32). It may suggest that Staples Inc 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.

Staples Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2015 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=1866.545/16691.324*365
=40.82

Staples Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=2022/4071*365 / 4
=45.32

* 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

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
DaysPayable 45.5941.8341.2142.6543.3045.8045.0938.6942.6840.82

Staples Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
DaysPayable 46.9843.300.0044.9050.6646.000.0047.3152.8945.32
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