Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To surpass (another) in performance.

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  • verb To perform better than something or someone.

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  • verb be or do something to a greater degree

Etymologies

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out- +‎ perform

Examples

  • The fourth-largest eastern U.S. coal producer was rated new ‘market outperform' with a 12-month target share price of $25.00 at Howard Weil today, and was upped to ‘outperform' from ‘market perform' with a 12-month target price of $21.00 at FBR Capital Markets yesterday, on optimism regarding economic recovery.

    Bullish Options Players Burst Into Cisco, Sandisk, Patriot Coal

  • The fourth-largest eastern U.S. coal producer was rated new ‘market outperform' with a 12-month target share price of $25.00 at Howard Weil today, and was upped to ‘outperform' from ‘market perform' with a 12-month target price of $21.00 at FBR Capital Markets yesterday, on optimism regarding economic recovery.

    Bullish Options Players Burst Into Cisco, Sandisk, Patriot Coal

  • The fourth-largest eastern U.S. coal producer was rated new ‘market outperform' with a 12-month target share price of $25.00 at Howard Weil today, and was upped to ‘outperform' from ‘market perform' with a 12-month target price of $21.00 at FBR Capital Markets yesterday, on optimism regarding economic recovery.

    Bullish Options Players Burst Into Cisco, Sandisk, Patriot Coal

  • PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of stylish action title outperform Wii iteration in Japan on week one

    The game retail industry according to MCV

  • "A longer-term outperform rating" means what exactly?

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  • The analyst lifted the price target on the "outperform"-rated stock to $44 from $35.

    Vertex Takes The Lead In Hepatitis C Race

  • Shares of "outperform"-rated Novellus, a semiconductor-equipment maker, were up more than 6% Thursday after management said it forecasts higher-than-expected second-quarter results.

    Revised Guidance Boosts Novellus Shares

  • One of these firms was "outperform"-rated Infosys, which scored "exceptionally well" as a service provider and beat many of its larger rivals, after scoring poorly in Cowen's last two surveys.

    New Survey Shows Strength In IT Services

  • Piper Jaffray research analyst Aaron Kessler raised the price target on "outperform"-rated ValueClick to $27 from $21 and raised earnings estimates in anticipation of continued strength and increasing revenue synergies for the company's Fastclick and WebClients divisions.

    ValueClick Remains A Top Pick Ahead Of Q4 Report

  • The analyst raised the price target on "outperform"-rated Bioenvision to $14 from $12, since today's news represents a "major risk reduction" for the drug.

    Bioenvision's EU Blessing Removes 'Major Risk'

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