**Business / Finance / Average:** An arithmetic mean return of selected stocks intended to represent the behavior of the market or some component of it. One good example is the widely quoted Dow Jones Industrial Average, which adds the current prices of the 30 DJIA stocks, and divides the results by a predetermined number, the divisor.

**Average Noun Synonyms**: mean, norm,ual, standard

**Average Adjective Synonyms**: normal, common,ual, customary, general, typical, ordinary, regular

MORE

Business / Finance / Weighted Average Portfolio Yield: The weighted average maturity of an MBS is the weighted average of the remaining terms to maturity of the mortgages underlying the collateral pool at the date issue, using as the weighting factor the MORE

Business / Finance / Ratio Of Average Price To Equity: The ratio of average annual High-Low prices to equity capital per share at corporate book value at the beginning of each calendar year. MORE

Business / Finance / Average Age Of Accounts Receivable: The weighted-average age of all the firm's outstanding invoices. MORE