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The Weighted Average Cost Method: When should you use it?

Inventory management is a key factor in the success of every business: from ordering inventory to counting stock accurately, understanding your business’ inventory is essential. In this article, we look at one way you can do this, namely, the weighted average cost method. This method is commonly adopted by manufacturers and other companies wh ... Read More

  January 4, 2019     

The Effects of Using the Weighted Average Cost Method

The weighted average cost method is an accounting approach to inventory valuation, it is used to determine the cost of goods sold (COGS) and the ending inventory stock. Weighted average accounting assumes that all units are valued at a weighted average cost per unit, and it applies this calculated average to the COGS in addition […] ... Read More

  December 18, 2018     

The Weighted Average Cost Method of Inventory Valuation

The weighted average cost method in accounting is one of three approaches of valuing your businesses inventory stock and determines the average cost of all inventory items based on the individual costs and the quantity of each item held in stock. Businesses use the weighted average to determine the amount that goes into the inventory […] ... Read More

  December 17, 2018     

Should Your Business Be Using the Weighted Average Cost Method?

The weighted average cost method is an accounting method that businesses use to value inventory. This method of valuing inventory involves proportional treatment of both the cost of goods sold (COGS) and the inventory item in stock at the time of valuation. This means that both are treated the same when it comes to determining […] ... Read More

  December 14, 2018     

Inventory – how much does it actually cost?

A component of the financial assets or liabilities of a company is its inventory and the costs associated with what was sold or what remains. ... Read More

  March 22, 2017