common equity

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Common Equity

The amount that all common shareholders have invested in a company. Most importantly, this includes the value of the common shares themselves. However, it also includes retained earnings and additional paid-in capital.

common equity

The dollar amount of common shareholders' investment in a company, including common stock, retained earnings, and additional paid-in capital.
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Partially offsetting these positives are the company's moderate level of financial leverage, anticipated continuance of a historical acquisition strategy, and the aggressive weighting of common equities in the insurance company portfolios which may lead to short term fluctuations in reported policyholders' surplus.
Based on this strategy, the investment portfolios of the insurance operating subsidiaries contain a higher than average weighting of common equities and convertible securities.
Included among these capital raising initiatives was the sale of select marine business renewal rights and capital gains generated from the sale of common equities and fixed income securities.

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