Preferred stock (or preferred share) is an equity security that ranks between debt securities and common stock. It usually does not has voting rights but has priority over ordinary shares in receiving dividends and liquidated assets. In

# Equity

## Debt-to-Equity Ratio: Calculation and Interpretation

What's it: The debt-to-equity ratio is a leverage ratio by compares the relative proportions of a company's capital structure. Specifically, it measures how much debt capital is compared to equity capital. A higher ratio indicates

## Assets-to-Equity Ratio: Calculation and Interpretation

What's it: The asset-to-equity ratio is a financial ratio indicating the extent to which a company's assets are financed through equity. We calculate it by dividing total assets by equity. We can find this ratio in the

## Return on Equity (ROE): Calculation and Interpretation

What's it: Return on equity (ROE) is a profitability ratio to measure how high the return is on the invested equity capital. We get it by dividing net income by total equity, expressed as a percentage. Also known as return on