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underperformance

Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of underperforming

Etymologies

under- +‎ performance (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "They're making a lot of changes, and not just because they had an awful 2007," but also because of longer-term underperformance in some cases, said Wenli Tan, an analyst at Morningstar Inc.

    Putnam Can't Catch a Break, It Seems

  • Long-term underperformance of megacap stocks may not end so fast even though they now carry price earnings ratios lower then before.

    From Octopus To Octopussy

  • Heading into the company's earnings report, shares of Cisco were alerting the market to the potential of near-term underperformance.

  • Significant short-term underperformance should trigger an immediate review.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Short-term underperformance alone is not a sell sign.

    MTW

  • Shareholders don't need to worry that the fund is going to crater and that they will lose all of their money, but they do need to consider how much long-term underperformance will hurt their ability to reach their goals.

    MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

  • We have included detailed biographies for each of these nominees below and believe they will be able to assist the Company in determining the right path going forward to appropriately address the long-term underperformance of Regis' profitability and stock price.

  • Despite some shorter-term underperformance in some of our key fundamental strategies, we're thrilled to see extremely strong performance across our global international products, where we certainly see strong client demand now and in the future.

    Janus Capital Group CEO Discusses Q4 2010 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha

  • Another shift for JPY points to additional short term underperformance against the USD and on the crosses as the broad consolidation phase remains intact; corrective pullbacks are buying opportunities for the crosses.

    NZ On Screen

  • "Based on Sapporo's long-term underperformance in the alcohol, restaurant and soft drinks businesses, unfocused strategy and poor board oversight, we conclude that the presence of the dissidents on the Sapporo board would likely prove beneficial to long-term shareholder value," stated RiskMetrics in its analysis.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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