Total Stockholders Equity

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Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders. Total Equity = Preferred Stock + Common Stock + Capital Surplus + Retained Earnings Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets: Total Assets = Total Shareholder™s Equity + Total Liability = Total Current Assets + Total Long Term Assets Total equity is used to calculate book value per share: Book Value per Share = (Total Equity-Preferred Stocks)/ Total Shares Outstanding. The ratio of a company™s debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is: Debt-to-Equity = (Long Term Debt + Current Portion of Long Term Debt)/Total Equity.