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working capital,

n a firm's investment in short-term assets or cash, short-term securities, accounts receivable, and inventories. Gross working capital is defined as current assets minus current liabilities. If the term
working capital is used without further qualification, it generally refers to gross working capital.

working capital

see working capital.
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All other operating assets will be covered at appraised values.
Nasdaq:SPTN) today announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with a subsidiary of PrairieStone Pharmacy, LLC to acquire certain pharmacy operating assets, including inventory and prescription files of the pharmacies currently operated at 12 of Spartans' recently acquired D&W Fresh Market retail grocery stores.
Due to the magnitude of the operating losses incurred by our Georgia subsidiary, management adopted a plan in September 2005 to dispose of all Georgia operating assets," Chuck Coppa, GreenMan CFO, says in a press release.
In connection with its plan of liquidation, Equalnet may seek investors to contribute operating assets to EqualNet in exchange for newly-issued shares of Equalnet securities.
If the foreign entity is treated as a branch, all of its activity and operating assets will be aggregated with the parent in calculating the proper source of income.
The purchase of the operating assets, which includes the patented Vortek([R]) technology, further strengthens Daktronics' position in the sports industry with the most complete, integrated video, scoring and display systems.
Harris plans to transfer certain machinery and equipment and other operating assets of Mosley to its manufacturing facilities in Cordele and Baxley, Ga.
The business must acquire necessary operating assets.
The company is continuing to seek a buyer for the sawmill as part of its previously announced plan to potentially sell certain operating assets, including the Leavenworth sawmill.
March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Monterey Pasta Company (NASDAQ: PSTA) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the principal operating assets of Lucca's Pasta Bar Inc.
The meeting was convened to approve (1) the acquisition of substantially all of the operating assets of All American Plazas, Inc.
NASDAQ: MDMI) headquartered here, announced today that it has acquired, from bankruptcy, the principle operating assets of Stewart Foods, Inc.
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