Total Equity

Metadata

  • Id: bs_total_equity
  • Type: fundamentals
  • Subtype: balance_sheet
  • Units: currency
  • Decimal Points: 0
  • Currency Convertible: Yes
  • Tags: “total equity”, “total shareholders’ equity”, “total owners’ equity”, “net assets”, “total assets minus total liabilities”, “total common and preferred equity”

Description

The total value of ownership interest in a company, derived by deducting total liabilities from total assets. Total equity represents the total shares held by founders and other part-owners of a company, and consists of common equity and preferred equity. It is the amount invested in a company by investors in exchange for stock, plus all subsequent earnings of the business, minus all subsequent dividends paid out.