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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)
Change In Working Capital
$472 Mil (As of Aug. 2014)

Accenture PLC's change in working capital for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 was $472 Mil. It means Accenture PLC's working capital increased by $472 Mil from May. 2014 to Aug. 2014 .

Accenture PLC's change in working capital for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2014 was $-995 Mil. It means Accenture PLC's working capital declined by $995 Mil from Aug. 2013 to Aug. 2014 .


Definition

Working Capital is a measure of a company's short term liquidity or its ability to cover short term liabilities. It is defined as the difference between a company's current assets and current liabilities.

Accenture PLC's Working Capital for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Working Capital = Total Current Assets - Total Current Liabilities
= 11904.442 - 8158.079
= 3,746

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Changes in Working Capital is reported in the cash flow statement since it is one of the major ways in which net income can differ from operating cash flow.


Related Terms

Total Current Assets, Total Current Liabilities


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Accenture PLC Annual Data

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
ChangeInWorkingCapital 50885252-18512739569-889-995

Accenture PLC Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
ChangeInWorkingCapital 410745-1,087-661504356-901-717151472
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