What Is OpEx (Operational Expenditure)?

April 25, 2023

OpEx (operational expenditure/operational expense) is the expense a business generates during business operation. The metric shows the cost of running a business under daily circumstances.

OpEx contrasts with CapEx (capital expenditure/capital expense). A typical example of OpEx is machinery maintenance costs, whereas CapEx is the purchase of additional machinery for long-term use.

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