Capitalization rateThe rate of interest used to calculate the present value of a number of future payments.
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 methodCapitalization method
A 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 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.
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.
Capitalization tableCapitalization table
A table showing the capitalization of a firm, which typically includes the amount of capital obtained from each source - long-term debt and common equity - and the respective capitalization ratios.
Small capitalization (small cap) fund
Small capitalization (small cap) stocks