Change in Net Working Capital Calculator

Enter the current net working capital and the previous net working capital into the calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the total net change in working capital.

Change in Net Working Capital Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the change in net working capital.

WC = CWC – PWC

  • Where WC is the change in working capital
  • CWC is the current net working capital
  • PWC is the previous net working capital

Change in Net Working Capital Definition

The change in net working capital is simply the subtraction of the previous net working capital from the current. It is possible for this value to be negative, in which case there is a negative change in NWC.

Change in Net Working Capital Example

How to calculate change in net working capital?

  1. First, determine the current working capital.

    Calculate the current working capital of the business.

  2. Next, determine the pervious working capital.

    Calculate the working capital of the business at any pervious time.

  3. Finally, calculate the change in net working capital.

    Subtract the previous working capital from the present working capital to yield your change.

FAQ

What is a change in net working capital?

A change in net working capital is a measure of the difference between the current working capital and a previous working capital amount.

Change in Net Working Capital Calculator
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