Weighted average life

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  • weighted-average life — ( WAL) See average life See: average life …   Financial and business terms

  • Weighted-Average Life — The Weighted Average Life (WAL) of an amortizing loan or amortizing bond, also called average life, [ [http://www.pimco.com/LeftNav/BondResources/Glossary/ PIMCO glossary] ] is the weighted average of the times of the principal repayments : it s… …   Wikipedia

  • weighted average life — See: average life …   Financial and business terms

  • Weighted Average Life - WAL — The average number of years for which each dollar of unpaid principal on a loan or mortgage remains outstanding. Once calculated, WAL tells how many years it will take to pay half of the outstanding principal. The time weightings are based on the …   Investment dictionary

  • average life — The time weighed for a stream of principal cash flows. See weighted average life. American Banker Glossary Also referred to as the weighted average life ( WAL). The average number of years that each dollar of unpaid principal due on the mortgage… …   Financial and business terms

  • Average life — Also referred to as the weighted average life ( WAL). The average number of years that each dollar of unpaid principal due on the mortgage remains outstanding. Average life is computed as the weighted average time to the receipt of all future… …   Financial and business terms

  • Weighted average cost of capital — (WACC) (deutsch gewichtete durchschnittliche Kapitalkosten) bezeichnet einen zu den Discounted Cash Flow Verfahren der Unternehmensbewertung gehörenden Ansatz.[1] Die gewichteten durchschnittlichen Kapitalkosten werden von vielen Unternehmen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • weighted-average coupon — ( WAC) The average interest rate charged to mortgage loan borrowers in an MBS pool weighted by the size of each loan. Individual loans in an MBS pool will not usually have the same rates of interest. For example, FNMA pools may have mortgages… …   Financial and business terms

  • Weighted average cost of capital — The weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is the rate that a company is expected to pay to finance its assets. WACC is the minimum return that a company must earn on existing asset base to satisfy its creditors, owners, and other providers of… …   Wikipedia

  • Weighted Average Remaining Term - WART — The remaining life of an asset backed security or a mortgage backed security. It is measured in months, and is used to denote the remaining maturity of the mortgages or assets that comprise a pool. The weighting factor used in calculating this… …   Investment dictionary

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