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cyclicals Syllabification: cy·cli·cals
Pronunciation: /ˈsīklikəlz/ /ˈsik-/

Definition of cyclicals in English:

plural noun

Stocks in cyclical companies (those whose success varies with the seasonal or economic cycle).
Example sentences
  • The bulls-and-bears battle today is over old-fashioned cyclicals - where upbeat strategists say to put your money.
  • Manufacturing stocks aren't called cyclicals for nothing: in an economic downturn, they crash.
  • Tobacco stocks have suffered from sector rotation into cyclicals, and have underperformed the market in relative terms.
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