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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)
Days Payable
40.55 (As of Oct. 2014)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $39,656 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $89,247 Mil. Hence, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was 40.55.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's days payable declined from Oct. 2013 (41.29) to Oct. 2014 (40.55). It may suggest that Wal-Mart Stores 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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=37415/358069*365
=38.14

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=39656/89247*365 / 4
=40.55

* 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

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
DaysPayable 37.0138.5539.3838.6834.6336.5138.8939.8739.4538.14

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
DaysPayable 38.4343.0036.1739.0238.3141.2934.8538.2537.3440.55
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