equal weighting

equal weighting

a taxonomic procedure where all characters are regarded as of equal importance. The procedure is commonly used in NUMERICAL TAXONOMY.
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Most of us are familiar with market-cap weighting, where the largest companies receive the largest share, and even equal weighting, which is self-explanatory.
The idea of equal weighting or an alternative way of going into market has been out there for a while, but there really haven't been commercially available investment solutions.
Russell's research shows that the additional step of equal weighting sectors provides greater diversification benefits than a traditional approach which simply equal weights all constituents.
It thus took some four decades to revive equal weighting, which under today's low-commission and computerized world, handily outperforms market-cap indexing "without a material increase in risk," the authors say.
For the coal group as a whole, I would advise equal weighting with the market.
In addition, an equal weighting is placed on feedback provided by the user community based on their own expectations with the preferred vendors.
The TSX Venture 50 are the top 10 companies in each of five major industry sectors - mining, oil & gas, technology, life science and diversified industries - based on a ranking formula with equal weighting given to one-year revenue (last reported 12 months), return on investment, market cap growth and trading volume.
The report also found Bristlecone to be one of the "clear leaders" when reviewing "service provider expertise with equal weighting across DP, SNP, PP/DS (Production Planning/Detailed Scheduling), and GATP (Global Available to Promise).
In AMR Research's Risk Assessment Profile of service providers for SAP APO, which illustrates service provider expertise with equal weighting across DP, SNP, PPI, DS, and GATP, IDS Scheer is one of the clear leaders.
The portfolio will be rebalanced annually to maintain the equal weighting.
It also will continue to take advantage of the senior analysts' best ideas across the investment disciplines, as well as overlay a rigorous diversification discipline so that the fund maintains a risk profile with equal weighting among the disciplines.
During 1998, an equal weighting of 1997's top 10 industry performers posted an average gain of 37.