- equal weight UK US (also equalweight) adjective STOCK MARKET► giving all shares in a group equal importance, with the same importance given to shares in small companies as to shares in large companies: »
The table shows a calculation of a five-stock index, comparing a market weight versus an equal weight calculation.equal-weighted adjective► »
The S&P Equal Weight Index is the equal-weighted version of the S&P 500.
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