Quick Ratio

Business / Finance / Quick Ratio: Indicator of a company's financial strength (or weakness). Calculated by taking current assets less inventories, divided by current liabilities. This ratio provides information regarding the firm's liquidity and ability to meet its obligations. Also called the Acid test ratio.

Other Words for Quick

Quick Noun Synonyms: agile, lively, nimble, energetic, vigorous, alert, animated, keen, sharp, acute, spry, spirited, vivacious, rapid, swift
Quick Verb Synonyms: rapid, fast, speedy, swift, fleet, expeditious, express
Quick Adjective Synonyms: excitable, touchy, testy, petulant, irascible, irritable, impatient
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Other Words for Ratio

Ratio Adverb Synonyms: proportion, relationship, correlation, correspondence
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Acid Test Ratio

Business / Finance / Acid Test Ratio: Also called the quick ratio, the ratio of current assets minus inventories, accruals, and prepaid items to current liabilities. MORE

Ratio

Business / Finance / Ratio: A comparison of financial statement elements in the form of a quotient. Ratios such as the price/earnings ratio, return on assets, and quick ratio are often used for analyzing financial statements. MORE

PE (Price Earning) Ratio

Business / Accounting / PE (Price Earning) Ratio: An equation which gives you a very rough estimate as to how much confidence there is in a company's shares (the higher it is the more confidence). The equation is: current share price multiplied by ea MORE

Pejoration

Entertainment / Literature / Pejoration: A semantic change in which a word gains increasingly negative connotation. For instance, the word lewd originally referred to laymen as opposed to priests. It underwent pejoration to mean 'ignorant,' MORE

Payout Ratio

Business / Finance / Payout Ratio: Generally, the proportion of earnings paid out to the common stockholders as cash dividends. More specifically, the firm's cash dividend divided by the firm's earnings in the same reporting period. MORE

Partial Obscuration

Science / Weather / Partial Obscuration: Denotes that 1/8th or more of the sky, but not all of the sky, is hidden by any surface-based phenomena in the atmosphere, excluding precipitation. It often reduces horizontal visibility but not the v MORE

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