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value stock Syllabification: val·ue stock

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of value stock in English:


Shares of a company with solid fundamentals that are priced below those of its peers, based on analysis of price/earnings ratio, yield, and other factors. Compare with growth stock.
Example sentences
  • But there is some good news for the more prudent investor: it is possible to buy good value stocks at the right price.
  • Tech companies have suddenly become value stocks.
  • The equity portion of the portfolio included a mix of value stocks, large caps, and dividend-paying stocks to produce income and limit risk.
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