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Viacom Inc (NAS:VIA)
Days Payable
20.80 (As of Dec. 2014)

Viacom Inc's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $370 Mil. Viacom Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $1,623 Mil. Hence, Viacom Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was 20.80.

Viacom Inc's days payable increased from Dec. 2013 (14.98) to Dec. 2014 (20.80). It may suggest that Viacom 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.

Viacom Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=475/6542*365
=26.50

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

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=370/1623*365 / 4
=20.80

* 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.

Viacom Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
DaysPayable 0.0030.8027.5324.3923.8412.5417.9113.3116.9626.50

Viacom Inc Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
DaysPayable 14.889.9913.0411.3317.4514.9820.2319.6522.0620.80
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