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Dell Inc (NAS:DELL)
Change In Working Capital
$1,224 Mil (As of Jul. 2013)

Dell Inc's change in working capital for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 was $1,224 Mil. It means Dell Inc's working capital increased by $1,224 Mil from Apr. 2013 to Jul. 2013 .

Dell Inc's change in working capital for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2013 was $-447 Mil. It means Dell Inc's working capital declined by $447 Mil from Jan. 2012 to Jan. 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.

Dell Inc's Working Capital for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2013 is calculated as

Working Capital = Total Current Assets - Total Current Liabilities
= 26866 - 22756
= 4,110

* 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.

Dell Inc Annual Data

Jan04Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13
ChangeInWorkingCapital 1,1452,160360529-168-2,086771-327468-447

Dell Inc Quarterly Data

Apr11Jul11Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13
ChangeInWorkingCapital -7741,099-414557-1,211-478475767-6261,224
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