Capitalization Weighted Index

 

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Capitalization Weighted Index

A stock index which is computed by adding the capitalization (float times price) of each individual stock in the index, and then dividing by the divisor. The stocks with the largest market values have the heavist weighting in the index. See also Float, Divisor.



Capitalization Weighted Index

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