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Primus Guaranty Ltd  (OTCPK:PRSG) Total Equity: \$-145.64 Mil (As of Dec. 2011)

Primus Guaranty Ltd's total equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2011 was \$-145.64 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate Book Value per Share. Primus Guaranty Ltd's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2011 was \$-4.18. The ratio of a company's debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. Primus Guaranty Ltd's Debt-to-Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2011 was -1.18.

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Primus Guaranty Ltd Annual Data

 Dec02 Dec03 Dec04 Dec05 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Total Equity -93.46 -1,802.96 -342.55 -91.14 -145.64

Primus Guaranty Ltd Quarterly Data

 Mar07 Jun07 Sep07 Dec07 Mar08 Jun08 Sep08 Dec08 Mar09 Jun09 Sep09 Dec09 Mar10 Jun10 Sep10 Dec10 Mar11 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Total Equity -91.14 -7.31 52.73 -243.07 -145.64

Calculation

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

Primus Guaranty Ltd's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2011 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2011 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2011 ) = 585.824/td> - 731.462 = -145.64

Primus Guaranty Ltd's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2011 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Dec. 2011 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Dec. 2011 ) = 585.824 - 731.462 = -145.64

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

Primus Guaranty Ltd's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2011 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Equity - Preferred Stock) / Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) = (-145.638 - 0) / 34.84 = -4.18

2. The ratio of a company's debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

Primus Guaranty Ltd's Debt-to-Equity for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2011 is

 Debt-to-Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Total Equity = (0 + 172.334) / -145.638 = -1.18

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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