average cost of capital

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the average of what a company is paying for the money it borrows or raises by selling stock

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  • average cost of capital — A firm s required payout to bondholders and stockholders expressed as a percentage of capital contributed ( contributed capital) to the firm. average cost of capital is computed by dividing the total required cost of capital by the total amount… …   Financial and business terms

  • Average cost of capital — A firm s required payout to the bondholders and to the stockholders expressed as a percentage of capital contributed to the firm. Average cost of capital is computed by dividing the total required cost of capital by the total amount of… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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

  • weighted average cost of capital — WACC A method for calculating the average cost of a company s different sources of finance. The WACC is calculated on the assumption that the company will maintain the same debt–equity ratio. Managers should only use the WACC as an appropriate… …   Accounting dictionary

  • Weighted average cost of capital — (WACC) (deutsch gewichtete durchschnittliche Kapitalkosten) bezeichnet einen zu den Discounted Cash Flow Verfahren der Unternehmensbewertung gehörenden Ansatz.[1] Die gewichteten durchschnittlichen Kapitalkosten werden von vielen Unternehmen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC — A calculation of a firm s cost of capital in which each category of capital is proportionately weighted. All capital sources common stock, preferred stock, bonds and any other long term debt are included in a WACC calculation. All else equal, the …   Investment dictionary

  • weighted average cost of capital — WACC A method for calculating the average cost of a company s different sources of finance. The WACC is calculated on the assumption that the company will maintain the same debt equity ratio Managers should only use the WACC as an appropriate… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • weighted average cost of capital — svertinis kapitalo kainos vidurkis statusas T sritis turto vertinimas apibrėžtis Diskonto norma, išreiškiama kaip visų verslo subjekto kapitalą sudarančių finansavimo šaltinių rinkos kainų svertinis vidurkis. atitikmenys: angl. weighted average… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • weighted-average cost of capital — noun A calculation of the overall cost of capital used by an enterprise, made by totalling the cost of each source of capital used multiplied by its proportional share of the total capital used. Abbreviation: WACC. <! For each of n sources of… …   Wiktionary

  • weighted average cost of capital — ( WACC) expected return on a portfolio of all a firm s securities. Used as a hurdle rate for capital investment. Often the weighted average of the cost of equity and the cost of debt The weights are determined by the relative proportions of… …   Financial and business terms

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