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Costco Wholesale Corp  (NAS:COST) Days Payable: 31.82 (As of Feb. 2019)

Costco Wholesale Corp's payable for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was USD 10,711 Mil. Costco Wholesale Corp's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was USD 30,720 Mil. Hence, Costco Wholesale Corp's days payable for the three months ended in Feb. 2019 was 31.82.

NAS:COST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27   Max: 33.3
Current: 30.51

27
33.3

During the past 13 years, Costco Wholesale Corp's highest Days Payable was 33.30. The lowest was 27.00. And the median was 31.41.

NAS:COST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 264 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 45.06 vs. NAS:COST: 30.51 )

Costco Wholesale Corp's days payable declined from Feb. 2018 (31.95) to Feb. 2019 (31.82). It may suggest that Costco Wholesale 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.

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Costco Wholesale Corp Annual Data

Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Aug15 Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
Days Payable Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 31.48 32.54 27.00 31.34 33.30

Costco Wholesale Corp Quarterly Data

May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19
Days Payable Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 31.95 34.72 26.52 39.13 31.82

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Costco Wholesale Corp Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Costco Wholesale Corp's Days Payable falls into.



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.

Costco Wholesale Corp's Days Payable for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2018 is calculated as

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=11237/123152*365
=33.30

Costco Wholesale Corp's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2019 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=10711/30720*365 / 4
=31.82

* 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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