# weighted average

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## weighted average

[′wād·əd ′av·rij]
(statistics)
The number obtained by adding the product of αi times the i th number in a set of N numbers for i = 1,2,…, N, where αi are numbers (weights) such that α1+ α2+ ⋯ + αN = 1. Also known as weighted mean.
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Under this model, the regulator has taken a risk-free rate for the 20-year Pakistan Investment Bond (PIB) calculated as average for the past 10 years prior to the determination of weighted average cost.
In 2008 we found that overall weighted averages have ticked up across all five service categories we measure-two by two points.
In summary, a higher cost of debt and a greater percentage of equity financing will likely more than offset a net decrease in the cost of equity and thus result in a higher weighted average cost of capital for corporate America.
You may then take a weighted average of the ROI to distribute profits.
Apart from the above, the weighted average prices of flue-cured Virginia and white patta tobaccoes stand protected under the provisions of provincial laws in NWFP (reproduced below) as follow:
This equation means that discounted cost is equal to future cost divided by 1 plus the weighted average cost of capital, raised to the nth power, where n equals the elapsed year in which future cost is reflected.
(weighted average based on current bond prices, 100 for 1980) Index Comparison Comparison with with Previous Previous day Yearend (PC) (PC) Bonds Overall 363.12 DN 0.27 UP 2.84 Short-term 282.48 DN 0.07 UP 1.28 Medium-term 366.72 DN 0.21 UP 2.95 Long-term 439.38 DN 0.49 UP 3.85 Gov't Bonds Overall 376.48 DN 0.30 UP 2.96 Short-term 274.21 DN 0.08 UP 1.19 Medium-term 372.93 DN 0.22 UP 3.15 Long-term 451.82 DN 0.49 UP 3.68
(Since this is an estimation and no other distributions are anticipated, the weighted average capital balance for the year should be the same as the beginning-of-the-year balance.) Thus, the amount estimated to be reasonable is \$9,360.
Mandating the use of the long-term AFR - especially with a "plus" factor of 100 to 200 basis points - as a surrogate for a taxpayer's weighted average interest rate causes considerable concern to TEI.
The weighted average indexed current loan-to-value (LTV) of these loans, at 55.9%, is higher than that of the existing loans in the pool (41.1%).
The weighted average of US dollar exchange rate with T+1 calculations in tenge at the end of the morning trading session Sept.

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