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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Besides, whale-boats were not cheap in the Solomons; and, also, the deaths were daily reducing the working capital. Seven blacks had fled into the bush the week before, and four had dragged themselves back, helpless from fever, with the report that two more had been killed and kai-kai'd {1} by the hospitable bushmen.
For a summary of net impacts from changes in these deferrals, refer to the supplemental schedule, "Deferred Profits," on page IX, which is available on FCX's website, "fcx.com." (e.) Net of working capital sources (uses) and timing of other tax payments of $308 million in second-quarter 2019, $(192) million in second-quarter 2018, $281 million for the first six months of 2019 and $(213) million for the first six months of 2018.
Recognizing the lack of empirical studies that examine the determinants of working capital and the importance of its management on firm value in global emerging markets, we conduct this research in attempt to partially fill the gap, focusing on East Asian emerging markets.
Working capital has a direct bearing on your business' operations and hence managing your capital prudently will help you foster growth.
Net Working Capital = Current Assets - Current Liabilities
PrimeRevenue, Inc., a provider of working capital financial technology solutions, has announced that in 2018, it advised clients on opportunities totaling USD 18 billion in working capital improvement, the company said.
Managerial inability to manage working capital will potentially create financial difficulties for firms (Smith 1973).
Changes in non-cash working capital during the current quarter utilized CDN 3,693,000 as compared to the same quarter previous year during which non-cash working capital utilized CDN 4,238,000.
Smarter working capital management enables companies to pay for more capex and unlock cash to enable future growth.
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For start-ups, especially, working capital concerns are key pain points for those that deal with corporates, large businesses and government entities, as it means dealing with their extended payment terms.
TMH's large contract with Moscow Metro has led to large working capital swings.