capital employed

Definition

Fixed assets plus current assets minus current liabilities. Capital employed is the value of the assets that contribute to a company's ability to generate revenue.

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You should make sure that you understand who is capital employed so that you know how to deal with them.

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I had to determine how to figure out how capital employed worked because there was a lot of addition and subtraction involved in the process.

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When he looked at the capital employed of his business, he was pleasantly surprised that even after liabilities it was worth five million dollars.

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