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Weighted average cost of capital: A measure of the rate companies pay to finance their operations

15 days ago   |   By Business Insider

WACC is one factor to consider when determining the minimum rate of return acceptable for an investment. fizkes/Getty
Weighted average cost of capital is a key metric that shows a company's cost of capital across its debt and equity.
If a company's WACC is elevated, the cost of financing for the company is higher, which is usually an indication of greater risk.
Investors often use WACC to determine whether a company is worth investing in or lending money to.
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