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VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW)
Days Payable
41.63 (As of Dec. 2016)

VMware Inc's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $125 Mil. VMware Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $274 Mil. Hence, VMware Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was 41.63.

VMW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.19   Max: 130.84
Current: 43.37

29.19
130.84

During the past 12 years, VMware Inc's highest Days Payable was 130.84. The lowest was 29.19. And the median was 52.91.

VMW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 41.35 vs. VMW: 43.37 )

VMware Inc's days payable declined from Dec. 2015 (47.16) to Dec. 2016 (41.63). It may suggest that VMware 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.

VMware 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
=138/1018*365
=49.48

VMware Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=125/274*365 / 4
=41.63

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

VMware Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
DaysPayable 130.84102.6689.6751.3143.5529.1945.5654.5080.8049.48

VMware Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
DaysPayable 56.5672.6446.5659.5049.1647.1638.5440.2135.6841.63
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