PrincipalThe initial amount of a loan, thus not including interest.
PrincipalThe sum of money outstanding upon which interest is payable. Also refers to one who is served by an agent. Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI): Insurance written by a private mortgage insurance company protecting the mortgage lender against loss occasioned by a mortgage default and foreclosure.
PrincipalThe amount of money that the borrower owes on a mortgage - the amount on which interest is calculated.
PrincipalA person or company for whom an agent acts.The face value of a debt instrument such as a bond or a note.
Principal(1) The total amount of money being borrowed or lent. (2) The party affected by agent decisions in a principal-agent relationship.
Principal agent relationshipPrincipal agent relationship
Occurs when one person, an agent, acts on the behalf of another person, the principal.
Value additivity principalValue additivity principal
When the value of a whole group of assets exactly equals the sum of the values of the individual assets that make up the group of assets. Or, the principle that the net present value of a set of independent projects is just the sum of the net present values of the individual projects.
Principal stockholderPrincipal stockholder
A stockholder who owns 10% or more of the voting stock of a company. Such stockholders must report all trading in the stock to the SEC pursuant insider trading rules.
Remaining principal balanceRemaining principal balance
The amount of principal dollars remaining to be paid under a mortgage as of a given time.
Principal only (PO)Principal only (PO)
A mortgage-backed security (MBS) whose holder receives only principal cash flows on the underlying mortgage pool. All the principal distribution due from the underlying collateral pool is paid to the registered holder of the stripped MBS on the basis of the current face value of the underlying collateral pool.
Further SuggestionsPrincipal amount
Principal Exchange Rated Linked Securities (PERLS)
Additional principal payment