Working Capital AnalysisWorking 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 Over Time Pattern
About Working CapitalWorking 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.
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Chevron Working Capital Assessment
Chevron Corporation has Working Capital of 8.96 B. This is much higher than that of the Energy sector, and significantly higher than that of Oil & Gas Integrated industry, The Working Capital for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.