Economic Value Of Equity - EVE

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Economic Value Of Equity - EVE'

A cash flow calculation that takes the present value of all asset cash flows and subtracts the present value of all liability cash flows. This calculation is used by banks for asset/liability management.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Economic Value Of Equity - EVE'

The value of a bank's assets and liabilities are directly linked to interest rates. By calculating its EVE, a bank is able to construct models that show the effect of different interest rate changes on its total capital. This risk analysis is a key tool that allows banks to prepare against constantly changing interest rates.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Net Present Value - NPV

    The difference between the present value of cash inflows and ...
  2. Liability

    A company's legal debts or obligations that arise during the ...
  3. Asset

    1. A resource with economic value that an individual, corporation ...
  4. Asset/Liability Management

    A technique companies employ in coordinating the management of ...
  5. Equity

    1. A stock or any other security representing an ownership interest. ...
  6. Cape Cod Method

    A method used to calculate loss reserves that uses weights proportional ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. What's the difference between EaR, Value at Risk (VaR), and EVE?

    Earnings at risk (EaR), value at risk (VaR) and economic value of equity (EVE) are measures used to assess potential value ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. What are some examples of a deferred tax liability?

    In the United States, laws allow companies to maintain two separate sets of books for financial and tax purposes. Because ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. Why is the use of contra accounts so important for maintaining ledgers?

    Contra accounts have been used in financial accounting to verify the balance of another corresponding account since Renaissance ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. What impact did the Sarbanes-Oxley Act have on corporate governance in the United ...

    After a prolonged period of corporate scandals involving large public companies from 2000 to 2002, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. How is deferred revenue treated under accrual accounting?

    In accrual accounting, deferred revenue, or unearned revenue, represents a liability on the balance sheet recorded on funds ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of absorption costing?

    Companies must choose between using absorption costing or variable costing in their accounting systems. There are advantages ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Investing Basics

    Reading The Balance Sheet

    Learn about the components of the statement of financial position and how they relate to each other.
  2. Economics

    Forces Behind Interest Rates

    Get a deeper understanding of the importance of interest rates and what makes them change.
  3. Investing Basics

    Explaining Write-Downs

    A write-down is a reduction in the book value of an asset because it is overvalued compared to the market value.
  4. Fundamental Analysis

    Calculating Future Value

    Future value is the value of an asset or cash at a specified date in the future that is equivalent in value to a specified sum today.
  5. Economics

    What is Deadweight Loss?

    Mainly used in economics, deadweight loss can be applied to any deficiency caused by an inefficient allocation of resources.
  6. Economics

    How to Do a Cost-Benefit Analysis

    The benefits of a given situation or business-related action are summed and then the costs associated with taking that action are subtracted.
  7. Fundamental Analysis

    Calculating the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI)

    The Herfindhal-Hirschman Index, (HHI) is a measure of market concentration and competition among market participants.
  8. Economics

    What is Involved in Inventory Management?

    Inventory management refers to the theories, functions and management skills involved in controlling an inventory.
  9. Economics

    What are Noncurrent Assets?

    Noncurrent assets are property that a company owns that will last for more than one year.
  10. Investing

    How To Implement A Smart Beta Investing Strategy

    Smart beta investing is the notion of re-writing investment rules to improve investment outcomes by targeting exposures to intuitive ideas or factors.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Mixed Economic System

    An economic system that features characteristics of both capitalism and socialism.
  2. Net Worth

    The amount by which assets exceed liabilities. Net worth is a concept applicable to individuals and businesses as a key measure ...
  3. Stop-Loss Order

    An order placed with a broker to sell a security when it reaches a certain price. A stop-loss order is designed to limit ...
  4. Covered Call

    An options strategy whereby an investor holds a long position in an asset and writes (sells) call options on that same asset ...
  5. Butterfly Spread

    A neutral option strategy combining bull and bear spreads. Butterfly spreads use four option contracts with the same expiration ...
  6. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
Trading Center