Capitalization methodA method of constructing a replicating portfolio in which the manager purchases a number of the most highly capitalized names in the stock index in proportion to their capitalization.
Capitalization ratiosCapitalization ratios
Also called financial leverage ratios, these ratios compare debt to total capitalization and thus reflect the extent to which a corporation is trading on its equity. Capitalization ratios can be interpreted only in the context of the stability of industry and company earnings and cash flow.
Capitalization Weighted IndexCapitalization Weighted Index
A stock index which is computed by adding the capitalization (float times price) of each individual stock in the index, and then dividing by the divisor. The stocks with the largest market values have the heavist weighting in the index. See also Float, Divisor.
Recapitalization proposalRecapitalization proposal
Often used in risk arbitrage. Plan by a target company to restructure its capitalization (debt and equity) in a way to ward off a hostile or potential suitor.
Small capitalization (small cap) fundSmall capitalization (small cap) fund
A mutual fund that invests primarily in mutual fund of companies whose market value is less than $1 billion. Small-cap stocks historically have been more volatile than large-cap stocks, and often perform differently from the overall market.
Total capitalizationTotal capitalization
The total long-term debt and all types of equity of a company that constitutes its capital structure.
Further SuggestionsSmall capitalization (small cap) stocks
Nasdaq small capitalization companies