quick assets

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Quick assets

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Quick Assets

Highly liquid assets that a company holds. Quick assets are either cash and cash equivalents or anything that can quickly be changed into them. Examples include stocks and bonds. See also: Current assets.
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quick assets

quickly realizable CURRENT ASSETS (DEBTORS and cash) which are available to pay off CURRENT LIABILITIES. See CURRENT RATIO.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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However, it's what's up front that counts; that is, you can't judge this ratio unless you also have the quick ratio, for there may be enough quick assets so that you needn't rely on inventory at all.
For the ratios of current assets to current liabilities and of quick assets to current liabilities, Forecast Model No.