Capitalization ratiosAlso 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.
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 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.
Said to occur when a firm cannot service its debt even though its deb../../finance-glossary/equity ratio is not excessive.
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.
Further SuggestionsRecapitalization proposal
Capitalization Weighted Index
Small capitalization (small cap) stocks
Nasdaq small capitalization companies