current liabilities


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Current liabilities

Amount owed for salaries, interest, accounts payable and other debts due within 1 year.

Current Liabilities

On a balance sheet, any liability expected to be paid off in one year or less. Common examples of current liabilities are short-term bills and accounts payable.

current liabilities

all obligations to pay out cash at some date in the near future, including amounts which a firm owes to trade CREDITORS and BANK LOANS/OVERDRAFTS. See WORKING CAPITAL, WORKING CAPITAL RATIO.

current liabilities

all obligations to pay out cash at some date in the near future, including amounts that a firm owes to trade CREDITORS and BANK LOANS/OVERDRAFTS. See WORKING CAPITAL.
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Operating cash flow to current liabilities ratio = Cash flow from operations/Average current liabilities
This ratio recognizes that successful firms do not liquidate their current assets to pay their current liabilities, but instead use operating cash flow for that purpose.
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As a result, the Company anticipates that it will take until early in its fourth quarter, ending March 31, 1996, to reduce current liabilities to historic levels and thereby satisfy the current ratio covenant.
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