Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “average stock”

average stock

noun [C or U]
 
 
ACCOUNTING
the average value of products kept for sale during an accounting period. It is calculated by adding the value of the products at the beginning of the period and the value at the end of the period and then dividing the total by two: The company's ratio of average stock to total net sales was 21.3%.
(Definition of average stock from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of average stock?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “average stock”

Word of the Day

sling

to throw or drop something carelessly

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More