net current assets

Definition

Current assets minus current liabilities. This amount indicates how much capital is being generated or used up by day-to-day activities. If net current assets are negative, the company may have difficulty financing its day-to-day operations. also called working capital or current capital.

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I was excited to buy my newest equity as their net current assets were at a level I felt comfortable investing in.

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My boss asked me to prepare a report showing our net current assets because he was concerned that we would not have enough money to meet our obligations this quarter.

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One issue facing many of the steel companies today has been with net current assets, resulting in layoffs and closures due to capital generated being low due to various factors.

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