working capital


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working capital

n.
1. The assets of a business that can be applied to its operation.
2. The amount of current assets that exceeds current liabilities.

working capital

n
1. (Accounting & Book-keeping) accounting current assets minus current liabilities
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) current or liquid assets
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) that part of the capital of a business enterprise available for operations

work′ing cap`ital


n.
1. the amount of capital needed to carry on a business.
2. Accounting. current assets minus current liabilities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.working capital - assets available for use in the production of further assets
assets - anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
current assets, liquid assets, quick assets - assets in the form of cash (or easily convertible into cash)
stock - the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity); "he owns a controlling share of the company's stock"
risk capital, venture capital - wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprises
operating capital - capital available for the operations of a firm (e.g. manufacturing or transportation) as distinct from financial transactions and long-term improvements
seed money - capital needed to set up a new business or enterprise
Translations

working capital

n (Comm) → capitale m d'esercizio
References in classic literature ?
Besides, whale-boats were not cheap in the Solomons; and, also, the deaths were daily reducing the working capital.
PwC's 2017 Middle East Working Capital Study based on the analysis of more than 400 companies from the region over a three-year period reveals that working capital performance has deteriorated across all key economies in the region with the exception of the UAE.
PwC's 2017 Middle East Working Capital Study reveals that working capital performance has deteriorated across key economies in the region with the exception of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Citing the results of its 2017 Middle East Working Capital Study , PwC said that the overall working capital performance in the region has decreased by 7% (nine days) in 2016, bringing the total decline to 11% (14 days) since 2014.
The squeeze in working capital was initially felt by small sized companies in 2015, continuing through to 2016, added the report titled "2017 Middle East Working Capital Study" from PwC, a leading provider of assurance, advisory and tax services.
Keywords: Working capital, airline companies, BIST.
On the other hand, historically low costs of capital contest the working capital reduction dictum.
Most M&A transactions include a working capital adjustment.
Released today, Cash in the ground: working capital management in the mining sector is an analysis of the working capital performance of 80 of the largest mining companies globally.
Keywords: Capital expenditure, working capital, liquidity balance
It is during such times that working capital management captures the attention of top management as the corporate goals shift from maximizing profits to securing liquidity.
One of the most significant findings was that UK companies are delaying payments to suppliers in order to help fund their working capital.