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Formula to calculate working capital:


Working Capital  = current assets - current liabilities.


Formula to calculate working capital:


Working Capital Ratio = current assets / current liabilities


The working capital ratio is also referred to as the current ratio. See current ratio definition and explanation.


Working capital definition and explanation:


Working capital is the liquid reserve available to satisfy contingencies and uncertainties.


A high working capital balance is needed if the business is unable to borrow on short notice.


Banks look at working capital over time to determine a company's ability to weather financial crises.


Loans often specify minimum working capital requirements.


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