Capitalization

Business / Finance / Capitalization: Used to describe industries that require large investments in capital assets to produce their goods, such as the automobile industry. These firms require large profit margins and/or low costs of borrowing to survive.

Capitalization Rate

Business / Finance / Capitalization Rate: 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. MORE

Capitalization Table

Business / Finance / Capitalization Table: 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 inter MORE

Large-Capitalization (Large-Cap) Stock

Business / Taxes / Large-Capitalization (Large-Cap) Stock: The stock of companies with market capitalizations of $10 billion or more is known as large-cap stock. Market capitalization is figured by multiplying the number of either the outstanding or the float MORE

Mid-Capitalization (Mid-Cap) Stock

Business / Taxes / Mid-Capitalization (Mid-Cap) Stock: A mid-cap stock is one issued by a corporation whose market capitalization falls in a range between $2 billion and $10 billion, making it larger than a small-cap stock but smaller than a large-cap sto MORE

Small-Capitalization Stock

Business / Taxes / Small-Capitalization Stock: Shares of relatively small publicly traded corporations with a total market capitalization of less than $2.3 billion are typically considered small-capitalization, or small-cap, stocks. That number is MORE

Recapitalization Proposal

Business / Finance / Recapitalization 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. MORE

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