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Babcock & Wilcox Co (NYSE:BWC)
Total Current Assets
\$1,474 Mil (As of Dec. 2014)

Total current assets includes Cash and Cash Equivalents, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, and Other Current Assets. Babcock & Wilcox Co's total current assets for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 was \$1,474 Mil.

Definition

Total Current Assets are the asset that can be converted to cash or used to pay current liabilities within 12 months.

Babcock & Wilcox Co's Total Current Assets for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Total Current Assets = Cash and Cash Equivalents + Accounts Receivable + Inventory + Other Current Assets = 317.806 + 474.899 + 108.637 + 572.46 = 1,474

Babcock & Wilcox Co's Total Current Assets for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as

 Total Current Assets = Cash and Cash Equivalents + Accounts Receivable + Inventory + Other Current Assets = 317.806 + 474.899 + 108.637 + 572.46 = 1,474

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

Total Current Assets is linked to the Current Ratio, which is the result of dividing total current assets by total current liabilities. It is frequently used as an indicator of a company's liquidity, its ability to meet short-term obligations.

Total Current Assets is also linked to Working Capital, Net working capital is calculated as Total Current Assets minus Total Current Liabilities.

Explanation

In Ben Grahams calculation of liquidation value, inventory is only considered worth half of its book value, and accounts receivable is considered worth 75% of its value. Therefore the liquidation value is lower than calculated from total current assets.

Babcock & Wilcox Co's Liquidation Value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

 Liquidation value = Cash and Cash Equivalents - Total Liabilities + (0.75 * Account Receivable) + (0.5 * Inventory) = 317.806 - 1858.232 + 0.75 * 474.899 + 0.5 * 108.637 = -1,130

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

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Historical Data

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

Babcock & Wilcox Co Annual Data

 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Total Current Assets 0 0 0 1,223 1,307 1,209 1,487 1,521 1,437 1,474

Babcock & Wilcox Co Quarterly Data

 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Total Current Assets 1,489 1,521 1,440 1,417 1,430 1,437 1,339 1,330 1,372 1,474
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