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Cash Flow Management Key Concepts

Key Concepts

Key Concepts provide you with definitions of buzzwords appearing in the media to ensure that you are up to speed with the current finance conversation. Produced in snapshot, glossary form, Key Concepts direct you to additional material to increase your knowledge and satisfy your interest.

  • Working Capital
    Working capital is an effective measure of a company’s underlying operational efficiency and its short-term financial health. It is calculated as current assets less current liabilities. If the resulting figure is positive, this is an indication that the company is able to pay off its short-term liabilities. Negative working capital means a company is in more precarious financial health, unable to meet short-term liabilities with current assets,...

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