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
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The lower operating result coupled with significant growth in net current assets against the first half of 2018 had a negative impact on free cash flow.
The initial consideration is based on a multiple of operating profit (adjusted for salaries) of Oaks to 31 March 2019 together with an adjustment by reference to net current assets of Oaks on completion, 10th June 2019, subject to a Completion Account mechanism.
When adjusting for the changes in net current assets included in the statement of cash flows, operating cash flow improved by EUR 12.6 million or 9.1 percent.
This was mainly due to changes in the net current assets related to the reporting date.
For the year ended 30 September 2017, the joint venture company made a loss before tax of PS163,762 and had net current assets of PS4,372,887.
COA noted further that the financial documents submitted by Kolonwel Trading showed that its net current assets for 2012 and 2013 amounted to only P1.4 million and P1.6 million, respectively.
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The FCC agreed with Gray over the objection of watchdog consumers groups, that with net revenues of $36,187.00 in 2011 and $33,204.00 in 2012, with only minimal net current assets of $1,385.00 as of December 2011 and $6,121.00 as of December 2012,that the CC price tag was a little pricy.
2,30,498.80 Application of Funds Fixed Assets E Gross block 2,21,251.97 Less: Depreciation 78,545.50 Net block 1,42,706.47 Capital work-in-progress 12,819.56 1,55,526.03 Investments F 37,651.54 Current Assets, Loans and Advances Current Assets G Inventories 29,825.38 Sundry debtors 17,441.94 Cash and bank balances 27,134.86 Other current assets 199.32 74,601.50 Loans and advances H 16,940.33 91,541.83 Less: Current Liabilities and Provisions I Current liabilities 49,657.12 Provisions 4,563.48 54,220.60 Net Current Assets 37,321.23 Total....
HJ KL ($000) ($000) Revenue 1,600 990 Cost of sales: Variable production costs 400 400 Fixed production costs 800 390 (including depreciation --see note 3) 1,200 790 Gross profit 400 200 Administration costs (fixed) 120 80 Operating profit 280 120 Non-current assets: Cost 2,000 1,800 Depreciation (see notes below) 400 1,230 1,600 570 Net current assets 200 150 Capital employed 1,800 720 Performance measures Return on capital employed 15.56% 16.67% Operating profit margin 17.50% 12.12% Asset turnover 0.89 1.38 Answering part (a)