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Family Dollar Stores Inc (NYSE:FDO)
Total Current Assets
\$2,171 Mil (As of May. 2015)

Total current assets includes Cash and Cash Equivalents, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, and Other Current Assets. Family Dollar Stores Inc's total current assets for the quarter that ended in May. 2015 was \$2,171 Mil.

Definition

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

Family Dollar Stores Inc's Total Current Assets for the fiscal year that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

 Total Current Assets = Cash and Cash Equivalents + Accounts Receivable + Inventory + Other Current Assets = 148.64 + 64.458 + 1609.932 + 279.016 = 2,102

Family Dollar Stores Inc's Total Current Assets for the quarter that ended in May. 2015 is calculated as

 Total Current Assets = Cash and Cash Equivalents + Accounts Receivable + Inventory + Other Current Assets = 219.996 + 72.649 + 1631.925 + 246.666 = 2,171

* 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.

Family Dollar Stores Inc's Liquidation Value for the quarter that ended in May. 2015 is

 Liquidation value = Cash and Cash Equivalents - Total Liabilities + (0.75 * Account Receivable) + (0.5 * Inventory) = 219.996 - 2078.982 + 0.75 * 72.649 + 0.5 * 1631.925 = -989

* 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.

Family Dollar Stores Inc Annual Data

 Aug05 Aug06 Aug07 Aug08 Aug09 Aug10 Aug11 Aug12 Aug13 Aug14 Total Current Assets 1,355 1,419 1,537 1,344 1,593 1,646 1,534 1,768 1,857 2,102

Family Dollar Stores Inc Quarterly Data

 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Total Current Assets 1,951 1,902 1,857 2,052 2,132 2,091 2,102 2,247 2,245 2,171
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