TotalComplete amount of buy or sell interest, as opposed to having more behind it. See: Partial.
Cumulative total returnCumulative total return
The actual performance of a fund over a particular period.
Total capitalizationTotal capitalization
The total long-term debt and all types of equity of a company that constitutes its capital structure.
Return on total assetsReturn on total assets
A measure of how good a company is at 'squeezing' earnings out of the assets employed in its business, which is calculated as follows:Return on assets = (profit before interest and tax) / (fixed assets + current assets)If you are using this ratio to evaluate a company, you need to consider what kind of business the company is in. 'People' businesses, such as advertising agencies, need very few capital assets compared with a manufacturer which typically needs to invest large amounts in plant and equipment.In general, a return of 12% is adequate and a return of 16% or more is considered good.
Total riskTotal risk
The sum of systematic and unsystematic risk.
Total returnTotal return
The gain or loss on an investment which is made up of two components:Income: dividends or interestCapital growth: increase in the share price or bond priceThe investment trust and unit trust industry devises creates funds which aim either for income, or for growth, or for a balance of the two. As a private investor who is considering investing money in these funds, it is very important to find out beforehand what the stated objectives of the fund are, and how successful it has been in the past in meeting them.
Further SuggestionsTotal return
Total dollar return
Total return for calendar year
Total factor productivity
Return on total assets
Total asset turnover