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Westlake Chemical Corp (NYSE:WLK)
Days Payable
27.58 (As of Mar. 2015)

Westlake Chemical Corp's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $247 Mil. Westlake Chemical Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $819 Mil. Hence, Westlake Chemical Corp's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was 27.58.

Westlake Chemical Corp's days payable increased from Mar. 2014 (26.11) to Mar. 2015 (27.58). It may suggest that Westlake Chemical Corp 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.

Westlake Chemical Corp's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=261.062/3098*365
=30.76

Westlake Chemical Corp's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=247.493/818.985*365 / 4
=27.58

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


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Historical Data

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

Westlake Chemical Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
DaysPayable 36.5141.7739.3611.3730.6927.7927.0727.9534.2830.76

Westlake Chemical Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
DaysPayable 32.4333.2533.8733.6634.7226.1128.9326.9530.8227.58
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