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Lowe’s Cos. Inc. (LOW)


Analysis of Short-term (Operating) Activity Ratios
Quarterly Data

Beginner level


Short-term Activity Ratios (Summary)

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., short-term (operating) activity ratios (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014 Jan 31, 2014 Nov 1, 2013 Aug 2, 2013 May 3, 2013
Turnover Ratios
Inventory turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Payables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working capital turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Average No. Days
Average inventory processing period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Average payables payment period hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s payables turnover ratio increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average inventory processing period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by inventory turnover over the period.
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.

Inventory Turnover

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., inventory turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014 Jan 31, 2014 Nov 1, 2013 Aug 2, 2013 May 3, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Merchandise inventory, net hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Inventory turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Inventory Turnover, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

1 Q3 2020 Calculation
Inventory turnover = (Cost of salesQ3 2020 + Cost of salesQ2 2020 + Cost of salesQ1 2020 + Cost of salesQ4 2019) ÷ Merchandise inventory, net
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Inventory turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by inventory. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s inventory turnover ratio improved from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.

Payables Turnover

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., payables turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014 Jan 31, 2014 Nov 1, 2013 Aug 2, 2013 May 3, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cost of sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts payable hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Payables turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Payables Turnover, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

1 Q3 2020 Calculation
Payables turnover = (Cost of salesQ3 2020 + Cost of salesQ2 2020 + Cost of salesQ1 2020 + Cost of salesQ4 2019) ÷ Accounts payable
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Payables turnover An activity ratio calculated as cost of goods sold divided by payables. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s payables turnover ratio increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.

Working Capital Turnover

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., working capital turnover calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014 Jan 31, 2014 Nov 1, 2013 Aug 2, 2013 May 3, 2013
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Current liabilities hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Working capital hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
 
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio
Working capital turnover1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Working Capital Turnover, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

1 Q3 2020 Calculation
Working capital turnover = (Net salesQ3 2020 + Net salesQ2 2020 + Net salesQ1 2020 + Net salesQ4 2019) ÷ Working capital
= (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Working capital turnover An activity ratio calculated as revenue divided by working capital. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s working capital turnover ratio improved from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.

Average Inventory Processing Period

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., average inventory processing period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014 Jan 31, 2014 Nov 1, 2013 Aug 2, 2013 May 3, 2013
Selected Financial Data
Inventory turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average inventory processing period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Inventory Processing Period, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

1 Q3 2020 Calculation
Average inventory processing period = 365 ÷ Inventory turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average inventory processing period An activity ratio equal to the number of days in the period divided by inventory turnover over the period.

Average Payables Payment Period

Lowe’s Cos. Inc., average payables payment period calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014 Jan 31, 2014 Nov 1, 2013 Aug 2, 2013 May 3, 2013
Selected Financial Data
Payables turnover hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Short-term Activity Ratio (no. days)
Average payables payment period1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks (no. days)
Average Payables Payment Period, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Costco Wholesale Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
eBay Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Home Depot Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Netflix Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Target Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
TJX Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Walmart Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-04-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-04-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-09-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03), 10-K (filing date: 2014-03-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-09-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2013-06-04).

1 Q3 2020 Calculation
Average payables payment period = 365 ÷ Payables turnover
= 365 ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Short-term activity ratio Description The company
Average payables payment period An estimate of the average number of days it takes a company to pay its suppliers; equal to the number of days in the period divided by payables turnover ratio for the period. Lowe’s Cos. Inc.’s number of days of payables outstanding decreased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.