Definition of investment grade in English:

investment grade

Syllabification: in·vest·ment grade

noun

A level of credit rating for stocks regarded as carrying a minimal risk to investors.
More example sentences
  • But if the company's credit rating fell below investment grade and the stock fell below a certain point, it could be on the hook for the partnership's $915 million in debt.
  • The shares plunged a record 42 per cent in the two days after Moody's Investors Service cut its rating to below investment grade, and Standard & Poors said it may follow.
  • One bad year for profits or a tragic chain of events may cause a company's debt obligations to be downgraded to a level below investment grade.

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