weighted average cost of capital means: The expected return for a portfolio that includes all securities of a company. This is a barrier rate to capital investment. Commonly, the weighted average cost of equity and cost of debt. These weights are determined based on the proportions of equity or debt within a company’s capital structure. (in Stock Market Dictionary)

What else does weighted average cost of capital mean?

  • This is the sum of all required market returns for each corporate component. (in Insurance Dictionary)