Answered By: Business Library
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020     Views: 1

Visit the research desk at the Gast Business Library and request to check-out the Bloomberg keyboard. 

Once at the terminal, setup the keyboard, login and follow these instructions:

  • Login
  • Enter: Ticker <EQUITY> WACC <GO>

Definition

  • Wighted 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.
    [Source: Investopedia. See full entry for the formula and an explanation of its significance. See also:
    "Investors Need a Good WACC," by Ben McClure, for an article on how investors can us it for valuation.

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