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Fixed asset

Long-lived property owned by a firm that is used by a firm in the production of its income. Tangible fixed assets include real estate, plant, and equipment. Intangible fixed assets include patents, trademarks, and customer recognition.

Fixed Asset

An asset with a long-term useful life that a company uses to make its products or provide its services. Strictly speaking, a fixed asset is any asset that the company does not expect to sell for at least a year, but the term often refers to assets a company expects to have indefinitely. Common examples of fixed assets are real estate and factories, which a company holds for long periods of time.

fixed asset

An asset not readily convertible to cash that is used in the normal course of business. Examples of fixed assets include machinery, buildings, and fixtures. A firm whose total assets are made up primarily of fixed assets is in a less liquid financial position, thus entailing greater risk of a big tumble in profits if its revenues fall.
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At the same time, the specific gravity of loans among the investments made to the fixed capital fell by 3 percent, to 17.
The results indicated that gross fixed capital formation was USD 28.
We also predict the drag from fixed capital formation to ease somewhat versus 1Q.
The principal contributions to the strong growth were provided by gross fixed capital formation and household consumption.
The bill further provides that if a district has had funds transferred from its class size reduction operating categorical to an approved fixed capital outlay appropriation for class size reduction and the school district meets the class size reduction in the subsequent year, then the transfer may be reversed and moneys moved back to the class size reduction operating categorical from the fixed capital outlay appropriation for class size reduction.
Fixed capital formation in Thailand subsided from 41 percent of GDP in 1996 to 24 percent in 2003, a decline of 17 percentage points.
Fixed capital investment by the chemical manufacturing industry is estimated to have increased by 12 percent during 2003 to $1.
The Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) scheme,for example,gives discretionary grants on projects with fixed capital expenditure over pounds 500,000 and which create or safeguard jobs in the Assisted Areas.
Fixed capital formation plummeted as both internal and external demand for Uruguayan goods and services dropped off in 2002.
If only he'd stopped there instead of stuffing the book's 300-plus pages with half-baked takes on globalization, privacy, and "the marketization of fixed capital.
They mistakenly believe they are getting the benefits of bonds; ie, a fixed income for a fixed term, with a fixed capital return on maturity," he says.
The five most critical drivers are: profitable revenue growth rate; operating income margin; effective tax rate; working capital efficiency; and fixed capital efficiency.