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PPL Corp (NYSE:PPL)
Days Payable
157.33 (As of Mar. 2017)

PPL Corp's payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $700 Mil. PPL Corp's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $406 Mil. Hence, PPL Corp's days payable for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was 157.33.

PPL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 56.06   Max: 272.66
Current: 173.46

56.06
272.66

During the past 13 years, PPL Corp's highest Days Payable was 272.66. The lowest was 56.06. And the median was 131.56.

PPL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
88% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 76.25 vs. PPL: 173.46 )

PPL Corp's days payable increased from Mar. 2016 (150.03) to Mar. 2017 (157.33). It may suggest that PPL 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.

PPL Corp'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
=820/1497*365
=199.93

PPL Corp's Days Payable for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as:

Days Payable=Payable/Cost of Goods Sold*Days in Period
=700/406*365 / 4
=157.33

* 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.

PPL Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
DaysPayable 162.3056.0661.06100.8173.8693.72272.66192.26172.51199.93

PPL Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
DaysPayable 198.24176.86214.34182.05213.53150.03200.75178.88208.43157.33
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