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The investor can calculate a weighted average of the share price paid for the shares. In order to do so, **multiply the number of shares acquired at each price by that price, add those values and then divide the total value by the total number of shares**.

Weighted average share outstanding is calculated by **multiplying an outstanding number of shares after considering issuance and buybacks of shares in each reporting period** with its time-weighted portion and thereafter summing up the total for each reporting period in a fiscal year.

It is **calculated by dividing the company’s earnings for a given period by the number of common shares outstanding**. Assume a company has 150,000 outstanding shares at the beginning of the year but buys back half of them in September, leaving only 75,000 at the end of the year.

For basic weighted average shares, “basic” essentially means non-dilutive. Dilution occurs **when a company issues additional shares that** reduce an existing investor’s proportional ownership in the company.

## What is weighted average with example?

What are some examples of a weighted average? One of the most common examples of a weighted average is **the grade you receive in a class**. For example, the class syllabus could state that homework is 20% of your final grade, quizzes 30%, and exams 50%.

## How do you calculate time weighted average?

A time-weighted average is equal to the sum of the portion of each time period (as a decimal, such as 0.25 hour) **multiplied by the levels of the substance or agent during the time period divided by the hours in the workday** (usually 8 hours).

## How do you use weighted average method?

To use the weighted average model, **one divides the cost of the goods that are available for sale by the number of those units still on the shelf**. This calculation yields the weighted average cost per unit—a figure that can then be used to assign a cost to both ending inventory and the cost of goods sold.

## Is there a weighted average formula in Excel?

Although **Excel doesn’t have a weighted average function**, it does have a function that does most of the work for you: SUMPRODUCT.