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Broadcom Corp  (NAS:BRCM) Days Payable: 46.39 (As of Sep. 2015)

Broadcom Corp's payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$516 Mil. Broadcom Corp's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$1,015 Mil. Hence, Broadcom Corp's days payable for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was 46.39.

Broadcom Corp's days payable declined from Sep. 2014 (57.02) to Sep. 2015 (46.39). It may suggest that Broadcom Corp accelerated paying its suppliers.

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Days Payable 67.17 44.49 49.76 52.23 44.80

 Dec10 Mar11 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Days Payable 57.02 45.35 40.46 57.72 46.39

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Calculation

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.

Broadcom Corp's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Days Payable = Payable / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 503 / 4098 * 365 = 44.80

Broadcom Corp's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is calculated as:

 Days Payable = Payable / Cost of Goods Sold * Days in Period = 516 / 1015 * 365 / 4 = 46.39

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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