Available cash flow

Available cash flow

Total cash sources less total cash uses before payment of debt service.

Available Cash Flow

A measure of a company's ability to generate the cash flow necessary to maintain operations. It is calculated by taking the total cash inflow and subtracting total expenses before adding back the cash spent on debt service.
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Fortune 1,000 companies across industries are increasingly focusing on managing their working capital, and increasing available cash flow by pushing out payables.
Tbaytel's ability to consistently deliver a return of this level while balancing capital requirements, growth opportunities and available cash flow is a testament to the positive direction Tbaytel is moving in.
Going forward, initiate a consistent share repurchase and/or dividend program with the available cash flow.
By utilizing the available cash flow from operations and availability under the company's credit facilities, the purchase cost was funded.
The available cash flow in Lebanon sets an incentive for more investments and consumption," Salameh said.
6 per cent of available cash flow, hardly breaking the bank.
During the iGlobal panel discussion, Fried made comparisons of the current economic cycle, available cash flow and valuations to the 1990 cycle.
We expect continued available positive cash flow in the fourth quarter of 2004 and we accordingly reiterate our forecast that full year 2004 available cash flow will be positive.
If long-term debt is on the books, a debt service coverage ratio should be required to demonstrate the company can meet its long-term obligations with available cash flow.
The most basic issue is the economic one--does the entity have the available cash flow to make the required payments?
This analysis estimates the available cash flow associated with cost savings by comparing the difference between the cost of the market alternative and the actual cost of the acquired core deposit accounts, including the amortization benefit.
The income approach is a technique by which FMV is estimated on the basis of the available cash flow a foundry can be expected to generate in the future.