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Working Capital Analysis
Working Capital is measure of company efficiency and operating liquidity. The working capital is usually calculated by subtracting Current Liabilities from Current Assets. It is important indicator of the firm ability to continue its normal operations without additional debt obligations. .
Working Capital can be positive or negative, depending on how much of current debt the company is carrying on its balance sheet. In general terms, companies that have a lot of working capital will experience more growth in the near future since they can expand and improve their operations using existing resources. On the other hand, companies with small or negative working capital may lack the funds necessary for growth or future operation. Working Capital also shows if the company has sufficient liquid resources to satisfy short-term liabilities and operational expenses.
Rite Aid Corporation has Working Capital of 1.55 B. This is much higher than that of the Consumer Defensive sector, and significantly higher than that of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry, The Working Capital for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.
Rite Aid Working Capital Comparison
Rite Aid Comparables
Rite Aid is rated below average in working capital category among related companies.