Define: Acid Test Ratio

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Definition: Acid Test Ratio

Quick Summary of Acid Test Ratio

The ratio of liquid assets to current liabilities.

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Examples of Acid Test Ratio in a sentence

The larger the acid-test ratio, the better able the business is to pay its current liabilities.
In general, an acid-test ratio of 1.00 is considered safe.
The acid-test ratio assumes that all current liabilities are payable immediately and that the debtor will convert the most liquid assets to cash.

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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.