Meaning of fixed assets in English:

fixed assets

Pronunciation /fɪkst ˈasɛts/

Translate fixed assets into Spanish

plural noun

  • Assets which are purchased for long-term use and are not likely to be converted quickly into cash, such as land, buildings, and equipment.

    Compare with current assets

    ‘Three types of assets are included in the balance sheet: current assets, fixed assets and intangible assets.’
    • ‘The company owns more than €3.59 million in fixed assets, mostly freehold land and buildings.’
    • ‘Operating leverage was measured as the ratio of fixed assets to total assets for each year.’
    • ‘This reconciliation covers both what we call produced assets, which are fixed assets, and inventories.’
    • ‘Other major beneficiaries from the loan which is provided to the private sector for investment in fixed assets and working capital are the transport, financial and manufacturing sectors.’
    • ‘For long-term loans, fixed assets such as land are preferred.’
    • ‘These are secured loans provided by a bank for fixed periods and for a specified purpose such as funding the purchase of, for example, property or fixed assets.’
    • ‘Second, building telecom networks is expensive - the last balance sheet revealed tangible fixed assets totalling £18b.’
    • ‘The former is intended to compensate the host railway for depreciation of the fixed assets associated with use by other railways.’
    • ‘To illustrate this, consider a company that has recently invested heavily in fixed assets and has done so using bank finance.’
    • ‘The firm had around €53,000 in cash on its balance sheet and around €713,000 in fixed assets.’
    • ‘All told, business investment in fixed assets has fallen by nearly a third from its peak of $220 billion two years ago, to an annualized rate of $160 billion today.’
    • ‘By the time I went into records storage, which requires a big investment in fixed assets, I had another company I could use to cover a lot of my start-up costs.’
    • ‘Since their material costs are higher, they often invest less in fixed assets.’
    • ‘Although the pace of investment in fixed assets eased slightly in April it nonetheless remains very strong.’
    • ‘Surprisingly, as subversive as the approach sounds, flexibility reduces costs in fixed assets with lower investment per capita.’
    • ‘Much of the capital in rural areas is in fixed assets and not easily converted for investment purposes, she said.’
    • ‘The average value of fixed assets purchased was up $253,000 from 2002, to $8.5 million.’
    • ‘China is stepping up efforts to cool growth after investment in roads, factories and other fixed assets jumped 43 percent in the first quarter.’
    • ‘Beijing said steel and non-ferrous metal prices are falling amid slowing spending on factories, buildings and other fixed assets.’