Definition of growth stock in English:

growth stock

Pronunciation /ɡrōTH stäk/ /ɡroʊθ stɑk/


  • A company stock that tends to increase in capital value rather than yield high income.

    ‘If you hope to value a growth stock with the dividend discount model, your valuation will be based on nothing more than guesses about the company's future profits and dividend policy decisions.’
    • ‘A growth stock can increase its annual earnings faster than average.’
    • ‘It was not sold to fund managers as a capital growth stock.’
    • ‘After understanding the difference between a growth stock and a value stock, and what a stock's price-to-earnings ratio is, he began to consider the types of investments he wanted to make.’
    • ‘As it experienced its first-ever losses in 2003, and its share price neared a 10-year low, the company finally began to admit that it was no longer a growth stock.’
    • ‘For example, a blue chip stock is more unlikely to rise or fall by 10% within any given year as compared to a small-cap growth stock, which will exhibit more volatility.’
    • ‘Just the same, I bet investors now have a chance to get a good growth stock at a reasonable price.’
    • ‘In a deflationary environment a good growth stock can often be a defensive stock.’
    • ‘For when the next severe bear market starts, virtually every growth stock and fund will be declining.’
    • ‘Most of those involved so far, though, are U.S. growth stock funds.’
    • ‘Besides, given the moderate size and potential of the traditional Chinese market, it can be regarded as a ‘blue chip’ and growth stock.’
    • ‘But beware if your fund switches from, say, earnings-driven growth stocks to beaten-down value stocks.’
    • ‘The misfortunes of our national and regional economy, along with investors' flight from growth stocks to the value and dividend plays, may slow our emergence as an industry leader.’
    • ‘Large-cap funds may invest in growth stocks, value stocks, or a blend of the two styles.’
    • ‘So if the tax cut gave any lift to dividend-paying stocks, it has been overwhelmed by the market's rush back to growth stocks, particularly tech stocks, that don't pay dividends.’
    • ‘But, loading up on small caps, large caps, value and growth stocks caused huge losses in 2001 and 2002.’
    • ‘In that sense they are as much growth stocks as ‘value plays’.’
    • ‘It offers a more rigorous approach to valuing emerging growth stocks.’
    • ‘Since March, growth stocks have risen faster than value stocks.’
    • ‘We've got the growth stocks doing better than the value stocks.’