Shareholders Equity vs Cash and Equivalents
A principal component of the balance sheet, in addition to Total Liabilities
and Total Assets
, that represents the total of all stockholders' equity (deficit) items, net of receivables from officers, directors, owners, and affiliates of the entity which are attributable to the parent.
Cash and Equivalents
A component of Total Assets
representing the amount of currency on hand as well as demand deposits with banks or financial institutions.