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Definition of "capitalisation" [capitalisation]

  • The act or process of capitalising. (noun)
  • The state of being capitalised. (noun)
  • The total value of all outstanding shares for a publicly-traded company (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "capitalisation" in a sentence
  • " Thin capitalisation - offshore jurisdictions tend not to impose \ "thin capitalisation\" rules on companies (except for regulated entities such as banks and insurance companies), allowing them to be formed with a purely nominal equity investment."
  • "European quoted companies have generated earnings equivalent to 96% of US earnings, but, the market capitalisation is 40% less (source: Datastream)."
  • "That domestic market capitalisation is almost equal to the annual GDP of all of Canada -- hundreds of billions of dollars invested in creating jobs, invested in our standard of living, invested in our future."