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United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS)
Days Payable
64.57 (As of Dec. 2015)

United Parcel Service Inc's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $2,587 Mil. United Parcel Service Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $3,656 Mil. Hence, United Parcel Service Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was 64.57.

UPS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57   Max: 73.09
Current: 72.93

57
73.09

During the past 13 years, United Parcel Service Inc's highest Days Payable was 73.09. The lowest was 57.00. And the median was 66.10.

UPS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
77% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Integrated Shipping & Logistics industry.

( Industry Median: 35.16 vs. UPS: 72.93 )

United Parcel Service Inc's days payable increased from Dec. 2014 (61.40) to Dec. 2015 (64.57). It may suggest that United Parcel Service 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.

United Parcel Service Inc'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
=2587/12947*365
=72.93

United Parcel Service Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=2587/3656*365 / 4
=64.57

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


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Revenue


Historical Data

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

United Parcel Service Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 72.2166.1857.0073.0961.6862.1561.2566.0168.1172.93

United Parcel Service Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
DaysPayable 50.4759.3055.3354.1353.4061.4059.6865.3359.6964.57
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