quick-assets ratio

quick-assets ratio
quick-assets ratio UK }} US }} noun [S] ACCOUNTING
ACID TEST RATIO(Cf. ↑acid test ratio)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • acid test ratio — Another name for the quick ratio. American Banker Glossary Also called the quick ratio, the ratio of current assets minus inventories ( inventory), accruals ( accrued interest), and prepaid items to current liabilities. Bloomberg Financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • Quick ratio — In finance, the Acid test or quick ratio or liquid ratio measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to immediately extinguish or retire its current liabilities. Quick assets include those current assets that presumably …   Wikipedia

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  • Quick ratio — Indicator of a company s financial strength (or weakness). Calculated by taking current assets less inventories, divided by current liabilities. This ratio provides information regarding the firm s liquidity and ability to meet its obligations.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Quick Ratio — Liquiditätsgrade sind insbesondere in der Unternehmensfinanzierung und der Finanzbuchhaltung verwendete betriebswirtschaftliche Kennzahlen, mit denen die Fähigkeit eines Unternehmens, seinen Zahlungsverpflichtungen fristgerecht nachzukommen,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • quick ratio — (Economics) ratio between the current debts of a company and its current liquid assets (measures the company s ability to fulfill its financial obligations over the short term) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • liquid assets — liquid capital; = quick assets; = realizable assets Assets held in cash or in something that can be readily turned into cash with minimal capital loss (e.g. deposits in a bank current account, trade debts, marketable investments). The ratio of… …   Accounting dictionary

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