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Valassis Communications Inc (NYSE:VCI)
Days Payable
51.33 (As of Sep. 2013)

Valassis Communications Inc's payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $276 Mil. Valassis Communications Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was $489 Mil. Hence, Valassis Communications Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2013 was 51.33.

Valassis Communications Inc's days payable increased from Sep. 2012 (49.42) to Sep. 2013 (51.33). It may suggest that Valassis Communications 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.

Valassis Communications Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2012 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=281.32/2162.084*365
=47.49

Valassis Communications Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=276.056/489.383*91
=51.33

* 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.

Valassis Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec03Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
DaysPayable 78.7981.0469.61111.2661.7651.7055.0451.5654.5847.49

Valassis Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13
DaysPayable 51.5550.8251.1149.4643.3049.4244.1854.4351.3351.33
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