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Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ)
Total Current Assets
$49,883 Mil (As of Apr. 2014)

Total current assets includes Cash and Cash Equivalents, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, and Other Current Assets. Hewlett-Packard Co's total current assets for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 was $49,883 Mil.


Definition

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

Hewlett-Packard Co's Total Current Assets for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2013 is calculated as

Hewlett-Packard Co's Total Current Assets for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is calculated as

* 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co's Liquidation Value for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2014 is

Liquidation value
=Cash and Cash Equivalents-Total Liabilities+(0.75 * Account Receivable)+(0.5 * Inventory)
=15096-75787+0.75 * 17400+0.5 * 5840
=-44,721

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


Related Terms

Cash and Cash Equivalents, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Other Current Assets


Historical Data

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

Hewlett-Packard Co Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
Total Current Assets 42,90143,33448,26447,40251,72852,53954,18451,02150,63750,364

Hewlett-Packard Co Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
Total Current Assets 48,74949,68950,23750,63749,55249,57149,95850,36450,68449,883
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