cash flow


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cash flow

n. cash; ready money. When I get a little cash flow at the end of the week, I’ll treat you to a hamburger.
See also: cash, flow
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Besides working capital, which is needed to purchase assets and fund operations, firms need risk capital to absorb potential fluctuations in earnings and cash flow.
Last but not least, you must arrive at discounted cash flow, which discounts the projected cash flow over an extended period, say five years.
Have a formal abandonment process that bases decisions on discounted cash flow analysis.
If the net cash flow generated by these units is negative, in order to balance the budget, the maintenance of all of the shareholders may have to be increased to subsidize the corporation for the difference between the rent collected and maintenance owed.
According to REL President, Stephen Payne, "Our expanded focus on delivering increased levels of cash flow is a natural evolution of REL's capabilities.
In addition to the budget, Carter credited an aggressive credit and collection policy for her firm's ability to manage its cash flow.
A block of 695 units he brokered for Cohen and Shalom at three properties in Queens sold for $15 million dollars last year but produced $500,000 negative cash flow.
Importantly, Fitch expects that the company will fund the program with a combination of existing cash and expected free cash flow generation.
According to PR Newswire, just 39 percent of Fortune 500 companies issued a cash flow statement in their earnings press release during the first quarter of 2004, albeit a modest improvement from 35 percent a year ago.
Although recent studies yielded apparently contradictory results, most cash flow studies show the value of cash flow data.
A CGU is the smallest group of assets that generates independent cash flows.
The cash flow statement reports cash flows during a period classified by operating, investing and financing activities.
Cash flow statements began appearing in corporate reports almost 30 years ago, after FASB issued Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS) 95, Statement of Cash Flows, in 1987.