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Alleghany Corp (NYSE:Y)
Days Payable
6.05 (As of Dec. 2013)

Alleghany Corp's payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $91 Mil. Alleghany Corp's revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,362 Mil. Hence, Alleghany Corp's days payable for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was 6.05.

Alleghany Corp's days payable increased from Dec. 2012 (4.96) to Dec. 2013 (6.05). It may suggest that Alleghany 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.

Alleghany Corp's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=90.562/4971.654*365
=6.65

Alleghany Corp's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Revenue*Days in Period
=90.562/1362.409*91
=6.05

* 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.

Alleghany Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DaysPayable 0.000.0035.5917.0519.7617.1416.5722.945.206.65

Alleghany Corp Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
DaysPayable 17.9319.916.377.026.724.966.759.338.166.05
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