Capitalization rateThe rate of interest used to calculate the present value of a number of future payments.
Nasdaq small capitalization companiesNasdaq small capitalization companies
A group of 2000 companies with relatively small capitalization, which are listed separately and have at least two market makers.
Said to occur when a firm cannot service its debt even though its deb../../finance-glossary/equity ratio is not excessive.
Total capitalizationTotal capitalization
The total long-term debt and all types of equity of a company that constitutes its capital structure.
Leveraged recapitalizationLeveraged recapitalization
Often used in risk arbitrage. A public company takes on significant additional debt with the purpose of either paying an extraordinary dividend or repurchasing shares, leaving the public shareholders with a continuing interest in a more financially leveraged company. Popular form of shark repellent See: Stub.
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.
Further SuggestionsSmall capitalization (small cap) fund
Capitalization Weighted Index
Small capitalization (small cap) stocks