Capitalization tableA 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.
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.
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.
Small capitalization (small cap) stocksSmall capitalization (small cap) stocks
The stocks of companies whose market value is less than $1 billion. Small-cap companies tend to grow faster than large-cap companies and typically use any stocks for expansion rather to pay dividends. They also are more volatile than large-cap companies, and have a higher failure rate.
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) fund
Nasdaq small capitalization companies
Capitalization Weighted Index