excess cash


An additional amount of cash beyond what a company normally needs to have on hand. As a general guideline, a company is often said to have excess cash if its cash on hand equals more than 20% of its revenue.

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You should try to find a way to use your excess cash to earn even more money for you in the long term.

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My company CEO asked his investment team to figure out a good place to invest the company's excess cash after we had a banner year.

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Years of stellar performance have created an excess cash position which the Board has voted to return to shareholders in the form of increased dividends and stock buy-backs.

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