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Discovery Communications Inc (NAS:DISCK)
Days Payable
30.07 (As of Mar. 2017)

Discovery Communications Inc's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $200 Mil. Discovery Communications Inc's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $607 Mil. Hence, Discovery Communications Inc's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 30.07.

DISCK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.08   Max: 43.93
Current: 29.83

6.08
43.93

During the past 13 years, Discovery Communications Inc's highest Days Payable was 43.93. The lowest was 6.08. And the median was 27.89.

DISCK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 58.02 vs. DISCK: 29.83 )

Discovery Communications Inc's days payable increased from Mar. 2016 (26.36) to Mar. 2017 (30.07). It may suggest that Discovery Communications Inc 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.

Discovery Communications Inc's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=241/2432*365
=36.17

Discovery Communications Inc's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=200/607*365 / 4
=30.07

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


Related Terms

Revenue


Historical Data

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

Discovery Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysPayable 6.0825.3122.0331.3516.4521.2830.4738.6743.9336.17

Discovery Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysPayable 34.3333.1144.8239.5840.2126.3628.0031.1434.0930.07
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