cash inflow

Definition

Funds received by a company due to sales, financing, or investments. Cash inflows are used to gauge the overall financial health of a business, and a company with a large and stable cash inflow can be considered to be in a good financial position.

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Owning a nursery is especially challenging because the majority of the cash inflow occurs months after the perishable merchandise is purchased.

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While the company had a popular product and appeared to be doing well, the banker immediately focused on what he saw as potential problems with cash inflow.

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The small company was dependent on cash inflow which allowed the company to purchase more materials and pay for distribution and any disturbance to their cash inflow would be detrimental as the company had little cash reserve.

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