Operating Assets


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Operating Assets

Another term for working capital.

Working Capital

The amount of money a company has on hand, or will have, in a given year. Working capital is calculated by subtracting current liabilities from current assets. That is, one takes the value of all debts and obligations for the current year and subtracts that from the value of all cash and assets that might reasonably be converted into cash in the current year. This is a good measure of the short and medium-term financial health of a company, and may indicate by how much it can expand its operations without resorting to borrowing or another capital raising tactic. Working capital is also called operating assets or net current assets.
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As part of the transition, LTA will conduct an asset condition survey of the operating assets and make payment for the assets in tranches over the next two years: 60% of the payment will be made on the date of transition, and the remaining 40% will be paid in two instalments of 20% each on the next two anniversaries of the transition.
opportunity cost or market value) should be used to measure operating assets for computing EVA can be illustrated with a simple example.
Thus, it is not known whether S1's operating assets transferred in the contribution were transferred solely to new S1 or sprinkled among the transferees.
Furthermore, conditional on current ROA, there is no statistically significant difference in the negative relations between the two components of growth in net operating assets and one-year-ahead ROA.
Additionally, this accretive acquisition provides new opportunities to grow Superior's stimulation, nitrogen and cementing services in markets currently serviced by Nuex's operating assets.
The IRS concluded that the distribution of PRS's operating assets to X should be treated as a distribution of a portion of the assets, coupled with a disguised sale of the remaining portion.
Often, an accounting or finance employee gets the job of dealing with insurance, but he or she doesn't always know as much about operating assets as the people responsible for them.
A case can be made for classification of allowances as inventory, marketable securities or intangible operating assets.
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In September the operating assets of Ajax Magnethermic Corp.

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