Legal capital of an organization is the amount equivalent to the company’s equity. It is represented as the par value of common stock and the stated value of all its issued stock.
Legal capital refers to the shareholder’s equity that is required to be contributed when the stock is issued. It refers to full price received for the shares that are issued. Due to legal provisions every corporate needs to report, its accumulated profits and capital contributed separately. The market value of the stock and the legal capital per share that was assigned by the corporation at the initial stage has no relationship. Shareholder’s equity is the owner’s equity in the corporation’s financial statement. In case if the shares are received and the legal value and par value of the shares are same, in that case, the par value shares are not permitted under CBCA. In accounting, the definition of capital shareholders’ fund includes share capital, retained earnings that are undistributed profit and remain invested in the business, and contributed surplus.
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Equity capital is endowed cash that in distinction to the debt capital, is not repaid to the investors within the traditional course of business.
The cost of equity capital we compute the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) at different capital ratios and pick the lowest WACC. Some people argue that equity capital does not have any cost binding on them to pay dividends, but this argument is wrong.
People invest in equity with the expectation of getting dividends and an increase in the price of the share.
If the firm is not able to meet the expectation of shareholders, the price falls; thus, the cost of equity is defined as the rate of return that the shareholders expect to earn on their investment.
The cost of equity is the comeback an organization needs to make on a decision if an investment meets the capital comeback needs; it is typically used as the capital budgeting threshold for the needed rate of coming back.
The equity capital market team works closely with companies and financial sponsors to originate structure and execute equity and equity-linked financings, such as initial public offering, follow on offering, convertibles, and equity derivatives.
The debt capital market team works closely with companies and financial sponsors to originate structure and execute debt financings, such as syndicated loans, commercial papers, bonds, asset-backed securities, and structured note programs.
Debt is a very sensitive area. Various ratios involve debt such as current ratio, quick ratio, debt ratio, debt-equity ratio, capital gearing ratio, and debt service coverage ratio.
Debt has different meanings for different purposes. Debt financing is obtained from creditors and equity financing.
The cost of debt capital is related to the number of interest that is paid on presently outstanding debts.
The higher the debt-equity ratio, the more would be the interference of the lender. The owner will have very fewer chances of borrowing further in case of urgent requirements.
Thematic funds that have a theme for investments and diversification are limited to one type of investment. They are more volatile than diversified funds.
Specialty funds are further sub-categorized based on their investments and financial problems.
Portfolios consist of investment in only one industry or sector of the market, such as IT and pharmaceuticals.
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