The Hackett Group’s Q2 2020 Working Capital Study
An Unprecedented Crisis: The Impact of the Coronavirus on Working Capital
The COVID-19 outbreak has triggered an unprecedented public health crisis and caused the biggest blow to the U.S. economy since the Great Depression. This first-ever mid-year update to our working capital study details how the global pandemic has affected the ability of U.S. companies to manage inventory, collect from customers, and pay suppliers. The study also looks at how companies have increased their levels of both debt and cash-on-hand through the pandemic.
Other key points cover:
- Quarterly working capital performance of the 849 largest publicly traded companies in the U.S
- Cash and debt profiles of the companies in this group
- Pandemic impact on key industries