Days Payable Outstanding

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Days Payable Outstanding

The average amount of time it takes a company to pay its accounts payable. A company's accounts payable are short-term liabilities resulting from purchases the company has made on credit. Days payable outstanding is calculated thusly:

DPO = (accounts payable / cost of sales) * number of days.
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