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Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)
Days Payable
13.88 (As of Dec. 2013)

Western Union Company's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $217 Mil. Western Union Company's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,422 Mil. Hence, Western Union Company's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 13.88.

Western Union Company's days payable declined from Dec. 2012 (13.94) to Dec. 2013 (13.88). It may suggest that Western Union Company 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.

Western Union Company's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=216.9/5542*365
=14.29

Western Union Company's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=216.9/1421.9*91
=13.88

* 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.

Western Union Company Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysPayable 0.0021.8445.3026.0826.3737.2625.0720.1014.0714.29

Western Union Company Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
DaysPayable 208.8019.2316.9512.11227.8813.9415.69241.21232.8513.88
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