Total capitalizationThe total long-term debt and all types of equity of a company that constitutes its capital structure.
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.
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.
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.
Recapitalization proposalRecapitalization proposal
Often used in risk arbitrage. Plan by a target company to restructure its capitalization (debt and equity) in a way to ward off a hostile or potential suitor.
Further SuggestionsSmall capitalization (small cap) fund
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Capitalization Weighted Index
Small capitalization (small cap) stocks