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Viacom Inc (NAS:VIAB)
Days Payable
15.93 (As of Mar. 2015)

Viacom Inc's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $359 Mil. Viacom Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $2,056 Mil. Hence, Viacom Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was 15.93.

Viacom Inc's days payable declined from Mar. 2014 (20.23) to Mar. 2015 (15.93). It may suggest that Viacom 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.

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 Mar. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=359/2056*365 / 4
=15.93

* 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

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
DaysPayable 9.9913.0411.3317.4514.9820.2319.6522.0620.8015.93
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