value stock

stocks with low price/book ratios or price/earnings ratios. Historically, value stocks have enjoyed higher average returns than growth stocks (stocks with high price/book or P/E ratios) in a variety of countries. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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value stock UK US noun [C or U] STOCK MARKET
shares sold for less than buyers think they are really worth: »

Value stocks can cushion the blow when the growth stocks in your portfolio are being knocked about.

Compare GROWTH STOCK(Cf. ↑growth stock)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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