cash flow


cash flow

noun

: the movement of money in and out of a business

Full Definition of CASH FLOW

1
:  a measure of an organization's liquidity that usually consists of net income after taxes plus noncash charges against income
2
:  a flow of cash; especially :  one that provides solvency

Examples of CASH FLOW

  1. We were able to maintain a steady cash flow.
  2. The company is looking at new ways to generate cash flow.

First Known Use of CASH FLOW

1954

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cash flow

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Financial and accounting concept. Cash flow results from three major groups of activities: operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. A cash-flow statement differs from an income statement in reflecting actual cash on hand rather than money owed (accounts receivable). Its purpose is to throw light on management's use of its available financial resources and to help in evaluating a company's liquidity.

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