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

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's payable for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $40,935 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's revenue for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $129,706 Mil. Hence, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 28.72.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's days payable declined from Jan. 2013 (30.73) to Jan. 2014 (28.72). 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/Revenue*Days in Period
=40935/476294*365
=31.37

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

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=40935/129706*91
=28.72

* 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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
DaysPayable 28.2329.3629.8429.2626.6528.4429.1732.7433.6031.37

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
DaysPayable 32.2329.6235.1831.9234.1230.7334.8631.0932.2928.72
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