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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)
Days Payable
42.32 (As of Oct. 2015)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $40,553 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $87,446 Mil. Hence, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was 42.32.

WMT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.63   Max: 39.87
Current: 56.07

34.63
39.87

During the past 13 years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's highest Days Payable was 39.87. The lowest was 34.63. And the median was 38.62.

WMT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 46.87 vs. WMT: 56.07 )

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's days payable increased from Oct. 2014 (40.55) to Oct. 2015 (42.32). It may suggest that Wal-Mart Stores 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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2015 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=38410/365086*365
=38.40

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=40553/87446*365 / 4
=42.32

* 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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
DaysPayable 38.5539.3838.6834.6336.5138.8939.8739.4538.1438.40

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
DaysPayable 38.3141.290.0038.2537.3440.550.0039.2837.7242.32
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