**Price-Weighted Index** — A stock index in which each stock influences the index in proportion to its price per share. The value of the index is generated by adding the prices of each of the stocks in the index and dividing them by the total number of stocks. Stocks with… … Investment dictionary

**price weighted index** — A stock index weighted by adding the price of 1 share of each stock included in the index, and dividing this sum by a constant divisor. The divisor is changed when a stock split or stock dividend occurs because these affect the stock prices. The… … Financial and business terms

**price-weighted index** — An index giving a greater influence to higher valued stocks by weighting all component stocks by their price. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary … Financial and business terms

**Weighted** — A mathematical process by which figures and/or components are adjusted to reflect importance by value or proportion. A weighted average, for example, takes into account the proportional relevance of each component, instead of measuring each… … Investment dictionary

**Weighted Average Market Capitalization** — A stock market index weighted by the market capitalization of each stock in the index. In such a weighting scheme, larger companies account for a greater portion of the index. Most indexes are constructed in this manner, with the best example… … Investment dictionary

**weighted average** — weighted mean An arithmetic average that takes into account the importance of the items making up the average. example A trader buys a commodity on three occasions – 100 tonnes at £70 per tonne, 300 tonnes at £80 per tonne, and 50 tonnes at £95… … Accounting dictionary

**weighted average** — weighted mean An arithmetic average that takes into account the importance of the items making up the average. For example, if a trader buys a commodity on three occasions, 100 tonnes at £70 per tonne, 300 tonnes at £80 per tonne, and 50 tonnes… … Big dictionary of business and management

**weighted index** — An index where the impact of each of the index constituents is weighted, usually by reference to the market value of each constituents. To give a simple illustration, an index of two companies, where the first company has a total market… … Financial and business terms

**Price index** — A price index (plural: “price indices” or “price indexes”) is a normalized average (typically a weighted average) of prices for a given class of goods or services in a given region, during a given interval of time. It is a statistic designed to… … Wikipedia

**Weighted average cost of capital** — The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the rate that a company is expected to pay to finance its assets. WACC is the minimum return that a company must earn on existing asset base to satisfy its creditors, owners, and other providers of… … Wikipedia