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  Debt to equity ratio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The debt to equity ratio (D/E) is a financial ratio debt divided by shareholders' equity.
The composition of equity and debt and its influence on the value of the firm is much debated and also described in the Modigliani-Miller theorem.
In a cost of capital calculation the equity in the debt/equity ratio is the market value of all equity (all shares), not just shareholders' equity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Debt_to_equity_ratio   (205 words)

 Equity (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Actors' Equity Association (U.S.) or British Actors' Equity Association (U.K.).
The value of an ownership interest in property: ownership equity or in accounting shareholder's equity.
The study of fairness in economics: equity (economics).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Equity_(disambiguation)   (134 words)

 Fool.com: A Definition [Return on Equity]
Return on equity is calculated by taking a year's worth of earnings and dividing them by the average shareholder's equity for that year.
Shareholder's equity can be found on the balance sheet and is simply the difference between the total assets and total liabilities, as it is assumed that assets without corresponding liabilities are the direct creation of the shareholder's capital that got the business started in the first place.
Shareholder's equity is an accounting convention that represents the assets that have actually been generated by the business.
www.fool.com /School/ReturnOnEquity/ReturnOnEquityPartOneDefinition.htm   (707 words)

 New Safe Harbor Retirement Distribution Notice
For each compensation plan under which equity securities of the company are authorized for issuance which was not adopted with shareholder approval, there must be a brief description in narrative form of "the material features" of the plan.
The equity plan/arrangement filing requirement is a significant new requirement and will require all public companies to consider whether they need to file certain of their compensation plans or contracts which previously had not been filed.
If shareholder action is being requested to amend an existing equity compensation plan, the table should include information about the securities previously authorized for issuance under the plan but not the additional securities which are the subject of the plan amendment for which shareholder approval is sought.
www.ffhsj.com /cmemos/010402_greatdisc.htm   (983 words)

 Return on equity is calculated by taking a year
Breaking return on equity into these component parts not only allows the investor to determine what the kind of return on equity is being generated by a company, but also to examine the quality of that return as well as which financial levers management is pulling to create it.
With stockholder's equity of $20.3 million in 1995 and $41.3 million in 1996, this meant that the debt-to-equity ratio jumped from 8.9% in 1995 to 74.6% in 1996, a pretty massive leap.
By looking at trends in return on equity and analyzing the components, the investor is forced to not only examine the much overlooked Statement of Operations, or the Income Statement, but also to balance this against the left and right sides of the Balance Sheet.
www.wbu.edu /a/a06b03/huahe/3309roe.htm   (1754 words)

 Return on Equity
ROE is calculated by taking a year's worth of earnings and dividing them by the average shareholder's equity for that year.
Shareholder’s equity can be found on the balance sheet and is simply the difference between the total assets and total liabilities.
A high shareholder’s equity usually represents a sound investment, where investors could see a substantial payback.
www.smallcapreview.com /return_on_equity.htm   (697 words)

 USATODAY.com - Travel - News - Carriers' credit crunch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Collectively, the nation's nine major passenger carriers saw all $15.7 billion of shareholder equity on their books at the end of 2001 vanish in 2002.
They ended last year with a combined negative shareholder equity of $2 billion — the amount by which liabilities exceeded their assets.
But coupled with soaring debt levels, dwindling equity means that the airlines have little remaining ability to borrow money to cover their continuing huge losses.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2003/2003-03-11-airworth.htm   (944 words)

 Shareholder Loans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Often it comes to our attention that a shareholder has made or is about to make a loan to his or her closely held corporation.
If there is more than one shareholder, then California law, and the laws of other states generally, require that the loan be approved by a majority of the shareholders other than the lending shareholder; and if the corporation's bylaws require more than majority approval, then the required super-majority approval must be obtained.
In order to establish conclusively that the required approvals of disinterested shareholders and directors have been obtained, the shareholders and the board of directors, by the proper votes, should adopt resolutions establishing the need for funds, stating how the funds will be used, and approving the loan.
www.bowlesverna.com /articles/shareholderloans.html   (954 words)

 Fannie Omits Shareholder Equity
There had been a small recovery in shareholders' equity in the fourth quarter of 2003 as interest rates rose.
The only reference Fannie made to its equity was a note in its earnings release that said it would be providing equity data in its first quarter 10-Q filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Another indication that the first-quarter may have been a tough one for Fannie was that it scaled back its debt repurchase cost from the year-earlier total.
www.thestreet.com /stocks/banking/10154666.html   (306 words)

 Natural Performers - Cash Management - CFO.com
From 1999 to 2001, the company's shareholder equity declined by 26 percent, from $3.9 billion to $2.9 billion.
And its shareholder equity in 2000 would have risen by another $65.6 million had it not been for a currency translation loss that year.
Of course, the swings in shareholder equity due to currency translation would have been greater still at these companies without their hedging efforts.
www.cfo.com /article.cfm/3009452/3/c_2984408?f=archives   (607 words)

 Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal: Accounting and Reality
Such a change may even wipe out most or all of the auto maker's shareholder equity, which is another way of saying that when all of GM's liabilities are subtracted from its total assets, little or nothing may be left.
In theory, shareholder equity is the value left for investors if a company were to liquidate itself and pay off all of its creditors.
As of the end of 2004, GM's equity was $27.7 billion, so this approach would have slashed the equity as of that point to $3.2 billion.
delong.typepad.com /sdj/2006/01/accounting_and_.html   (1647 words)

 More Money Investment Club Financial Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Book value is also sometimes referred to as shareholder equity.
Debt to Equity Ratio: The amount of debt taken on by the shareholders to finance future growth or operation of business.
Net income may be found on the income statement, and shareholder’s equity can be found on the balance sheet.
home.nc.rr.com /ncdeckers/momoney/glossar.htm   (1318 words)

 What is Shareholder's Equity? - Notes - Business Accounts - Accounting and Finance - Business Studies
The shareholder's equity comes in the bottom half of the balance sheet and is part of the overall financing of the business.
The shareholder's equity is a part of the overall level of capital that finances the net assets.
The shareholder's equity may also be known as the equity capital.
www.bized.ac.uk /learn/business/accounting/busaccounts/notes/seq-ex.htm   (207 words)

 Updates from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP - SEC Amends Disclosure Requirements Relating to Equity Compensation Plans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The SEC recently adopted amendments to its disclosure requirements relating to equity compensation plans to require additional information provided in annual reports filed on Forms 10-K and 10-KSB, and in proxy and information statements when the company is submitting a compensation plan for shareholder approval.
The above information must be divided into two categories, based on whether or not the compensation plan was approved by shareholders.  Within these two categories, information may be aggregated; it is not necessary to disclose information on a plan-by-plan basis.
If any plan included in the table is a so-called "evergreen plan," containing a formula that automatically increases the number of shares available for issuance by a percentage of the number of shares outstanding, the company also must describe this formula in a footnote to the table.  Instruction 8 to Item 201(d).
www.cybersecuritieslaw.com /GDC/SEC_Equity_Comp.htm   (760 words)

 Fool.com: Debt & Equity [How to Read a Balance Sheet]
The remainder of the balance sheet is taken up by a hodge-podge of items that are not current, meaning that they are either assets that cannot be easily turned into cash or liabilities that will not come due for more than a year.
Retained earnings is another accounting convention that basically takes the money that a company has earned, less any earnings that are paid out to shareholders in the form of dividends and stock buybacks, and records this on the company's books.
Retained earnings simply measures the amount of capital a company has generated and is best used to determine what sorts of returns on capital a company has produced.
www.fool.com /School/Valuation/DebtAndEquity.htm   (415 words)

 Agency Financial Management 10/04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
While in many cases minority shareholders may express a desire to buy out the shares of a retiring principal, our experience is that, in the final analysis, most of these shareholders participate in the sale.
The acquirer believed that the minority shareholder had added significant value to the transaction by having taken over most of the agency management during the course of several years, and the minority shareholder was very confident that the new partner would add great value to the financial success of the agency.
In situations where the exiting shareholder has a minority interest, an alternative solution to having the agency acquire the minority stake would involve having a third party acquire the selling shareholder’s equity position.
www.roughnotes.com /rnmagazine/2004/october04/10p28.htm   (1172 words)

 21st Century Technologies Assets and Shareholder Equity Show Big Gains : ArriveNet Press Releases : Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Dahl has advised management that assets have increased five-fold over 2002 and that shareholder equity has increased approximately 21 times when compared to the company's performance for 2002.
Shareholder's equity has enjoyed an even greater percentage increase.
Shareholder's equity for 2003 will be at $11,484,252, as opposed to 2002's $547,069.
press.arrivenet.com /business/article.php/273274.html   (320 words)

 NCPA - Daily Policy Digest - Fannie Mae Raises Eyebrows Over Maneuver to Boost Shareholder Equity
Shareholder equity has dropped from $20.75 billion at the end of the first quarter to a reported $14.96 billion at the end of the third quarter.
In this case, the move resulted in a gain of roughly $4 billion that counted toward Fannie Mae's shareholder equity -- even though the company may never sell the securities or realize the gain.
Attention was drawn to the controversial maneuver by Rep. Richard Baker (R-La.), a long-time Fannie Mae critic.
www.ncpa.org /iss/bud/2002/pd102502c.html   (317 words)

 SSRN-A Definition of Shareholder Value Creation by Pablo Fernández
To obtain the created shareholder value, we must first define the increase of equity market value, the shareholder value added, the shareholder return, and the required return to equity.
A company creates value for the shareholders when the shareholder return exceeds the required return to equity.
We also calculate the created shareholder value of 142 American companies during the three-year period 1997-99 and during the eight-year period 1992-99.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=268129   (292 words)

 Duration for shareholder's Equity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
We are trying to use gap analysis to match the durations of assets and liabilities.
A complicating factor is that we want to match the asset's duration with the duration of (liabilities + shareholder's equity).
So to do this we need to define/assume a duration for the shareholder's equity.
www.contingencyanalysis.com /archive/archive03-3/000002a2.htm   (60 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Healthnostics Divesting Subsidiary; Increasing Shareholder Equity and Reducing Debt by $400,000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 12/26/2003 -- Healthnostics, Inc. (OTC: HNST) announced it is increasing shareholders' equity and reducing debt by approximately $400,000 through the divestiture of a wholly owned subsidiary.
This acquisition and divestiture combination is resulting in increased revenue and equity for the company and providing a going-forward platform that enhances our ability to achieve our growth strategy objectives.
Debt is being dramatically reduced, equity is being increased, and revenues have already jumped.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=61360   (366 words)

 Hansabank - Additional Shareholder's Equity
The involvement of additional equity capital remains outside the daily business operations of the company and requires special skills and knowledge of financing and the organisation of the process.
In Hansabank, Investment Banking is engaged in the counselling of the involvement of additional equity capital (Corporate Finance - Hansabank Markets).
For further information about the involvement of equity capital, send an e-mail message with your questions to cf@hansa.ee.
w.hansa.ee /eng/arikliendile_taiendavomakapital.html   (132 words)

 Ratio - Return on Equity (ROE)
Sometimes ROE is referred to as Stockholder's return on investment, it tells the rate that shareholders are earning on their shares.
But ROE is often misunderstood, for example if the return on equity is 10% then ten cents of assets are created for each dollar that was originally invested.
Companies that generate high returns relative to their shareholder's equity are companies that pay their shareholders off handsomely, creating substantial assets for each dollar invested.
www.investopedia.com /university/ratios/roe.asp   (205 words)

 Equity Technologies and Resources Inc shares from FramedShare.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This is because the share certificate is registered in your name or the name of a friend if you want to make this a gift.
No information is currently available for the Equity Technologies and Resources Inc share of real company stock.
The contents of this page have been approved by SP Angel and Co Limited which are authorised and regulated by the FSA and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and APCIMS.
www.framedshare.co.uk /Product.asp?shareid=9337   (442 words)

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The number of shares outstanding are reported on the balance sheet with the first number of shares being for the most recent year and the second number being for one year earlier.
What other categories of shareholder’s equity does the company have besides those directly related to its capital stock.?
What is the company’s return on shareholder’s equity (rate earned on stockholder’s equity —p.
www.nvgc.vt.edu /cjcole/equity.doc   (443 words)

 HydroFlo Announces That Shareholder Equity for Fiscal Year 2004 Increased by $2.2 Million Over Previous Year : ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
RALEIGH, NC -- (Market Wire - Oct 15, 2004) -- HydroFlo, Inc. (OTC BB: HYRF) today announced the filing of its 10-K with year-end financial results, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 14, 2004.
Dennis Mast, CEO of HydroFlo, commented, "This annual report illustrates that the Company is making progress as it works to expand the business of HydroFlo's subsidiaries and increase the value of the Company's investment portfolio.
There are clear indications that progress has been made over the performance of the previous fiscal year with improvement in shareholder equity and a reduction in net loss.
press.arrivenet.com /health/article.php/476499.html   (630 words)

 Equity Securities Trust I shares from FramedShare.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
• The genuine Equity Securities Trust I share certificate will be delivered separately from the gift box once issued from the stock market.
• All correspondence will come directly from Equity Securities Trust I once the share certificate is delivered.
No information is currently available for the Equity Securities Trust I share of real company stock.
www.framedshare.co.uk /Product.asp?shareid=1529   (430 words)

 Maui General Store to Raise Shareholder Equity through Retirement of Shares   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
HANA, Hawaii, Dec. 6, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Richard Miller, President and CEO of Maui General Store (OTCBB:MAUG) announced today that the company is retiring approximately three million shares of his Maui General Store Common Stock as part of a shareholder equity restructuring program in anticipation of the merger with Trinity Biogenics.
Miller noted that this realignment will benefit Maui General Store shareholders as the company moves forward.
Reducing the number of outstanding shares, Miller further explained, is a reasonable and prudent decision in light of current agreements the company has pending.
www.primezone.com /newsroom/news.html?d=90743   (294 words)

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