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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)
Change In Working Capital
$-717 Mil (As of Feb. 2014)

Accenture PLC's change in working capital for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2014 was $-717 Mil. It means Accenture PLC's working capital declined by $717 Mil from Nov. 2013 to Feb. 2014 .

Accenture PLC's change in working capital for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2013 was $-889 Mil. It means Accenture PLC's working capital declined by $889 Mil from Aug. 2012 to Aug. 2013 .


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 Feb. 2014 is calculated as

Working Capital = Total Current Assets - Total Current Liabilities
= 10633.88 - 7288.358
= 3,346

* 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

Aug04Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13
ChangeInWorkingCapital 19650885252-17212739336-889

Accenture PLC Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
ChangeInWorkingCapital -424-162410511-1,087-661504356-901-717
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