Stochasticity Stock-in-trade

Stock

Meanings and phrases

stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; banal; commonplace; hackneyed; old-hat; shopworn; threadbare; timeworn; tired; trite; well-worn
  2. regularly and widely used or sold; standard
  3. routine

stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)
  2. the merchandise that a shop has on hand; inventory
  3. the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; gunstock
  4. a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; breed; strain
  5. liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces; broth
  6. the descendants of one individual; lineage; line; line of descent; descent; bloodline; blood line; blood; pedigree; ancestry; origin; parentage; stemma
  7. a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; stock certificate
  8. a supply of something available for future use; store; fund
  9. any animals kept for use or profit; livestock; farm animal
  10. any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia; Malcolm stock
  11. an ornamental white cravat; neckcloth
  12. the reputation and popularity a person has
  13. persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant; caudex
  14. a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants
  15. any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers; gillyflower
  16. lumber used in the construction of something
  17. the handle end of some implements or tools

stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. have on hand; carry; stockpile
  2. put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; sprout
  3. equip with a stock
  4. supply with fish
  5. supply with livestock
  6. amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use; buy in; stock up
  7. provide or furnish with a stock of something

American Stock Exchange

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stock exchange in New York; AMEX; Curb

Malcolm stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia; stock

N. Y . Stock Exchange

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stock exchange in New York; New York Stock Exchange; NYSE; big board

New York Stock Exchange

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stock exchange in New York; N. Y. Stock Exchange; NYSE; big board

OTC stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock that is not listed and traded on an organized exchange; over the counter stock; unlisted stock

Virginia stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania; Virginian stock; Malcolmia maritima

Virginian stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. erect branching herb cultivated for its loose racemes of fragrant white or pink or red or lilac flowers; native to sands and sea cliffs of southwestern Greece and southern Albania; Virginia stock; Malcolmia maritima

authorized stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the maximum number of shares authorized under the terms of a corporation's articles of incorporation; authorized shares; capital stock

beef stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stock made with beef; beef broth

blue-chip stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield; blue chip

brompton stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European plant with racemes of sweet-scented flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental; Matthiola incana

capital stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the maximum number of shares authorized under the terms of a corporation's articles of incorporation; authorized shares; authorized stock
  2. the book value of the outstanding shares of a corporation
E.g.
  • The capital stock to begin the railroad was $300,000.
  • On June 16, 1929, 6,000 new shares of capital stock were released.
  • Departmental stock was numbered in a different series to the capital stock.

chicken stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stock made with chicken; chicken broth

classified stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common stock classified as A or B where A has certain advantages (e.g., voting power) that B does not

common stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock other than preferred stock; entitles the owner to a share of the corporation's profits and a share of the voting power in shareholder elections; common shares; ordinary shares
E.g.
  • In December 1998 he held 60 percent of Emerson's common stock.
  • In 1972 Family Dollar's common stock began trading on the AMEX.
  • Often, shares with one vote each are referred to as common stock.
n.
  1. preferred stock or convertible bonds or warrants that can be converted into common stock

control stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shares owned by shareholders who have a controlling interest
n.
  1. preferred stock whose dividends if omitted accumulate until paid out; cumulative preferred
n.
  1. a program under which employees regularly accumulate shares and may ultimately assume control of the company; ESOP

giant stock bean

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual semi-erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage; jack bean; wonder bean; Canavalia ensiformis

growth stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock of a corporation that has had faster than average gains in earnings and is expected to continue to

hot stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. newly issued stock that is in great public demand; hot issue

in stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. available for use or sale
n.
  1. an option granted to corporate executives if the company achieves certain financial goals; incentive option

letter stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock that has not been registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and cannot be sold to the general public

no-par stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock with no par value specified in the corporate charter or on the stock certificate; no-par-value stock

no-par-value stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock with no par value specified in the corporate charter or on the stock certificate; no-par stock

out of stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. not available for sale or use

over the counter stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock that is not listed and traded on an organized exchange; OTC stock; unlisted stock

penny stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stock selling for less that $1/share

preferred stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock whose holders are guaranteed priority in the payment of dividends but whose holders have no voting rights; preferred shares; preference shares
E.g.
  • The basic forms used in most mezzanine financings are subordinated notes and preferred stock.
  • The post-money valuation formula does not take into account the special features of preferred stock.
  • By March 31, 2009 four banks out of over five hundred had returned their preferred stock obligations.

quarter stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock with a par value of $25/share

reacquired stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock that has been bought back by the issuing corporation and is available for retirement or resale; it is issued but not outstanding; it cannot vote and pays no dividends; treasury stock; treasury shares

reverse stock split

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a decrease in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; reverse split; split down

rolling stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor carrier
E.g.
  • The rolling stock varies, depending on the operator.
  • Some rolling stock is still kept in the former yard.
  • The station is also adjacent to a rolling stock depot.

seed stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a supply of seeds (or tubers) reserved for planting

stock breeder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who breeds animals; breeder

stock buyback

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a corporation's purchase of its own outstanding stock; increases earnings/share so stock price rises (which can discourage a takeover attempt)

stock car

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a car kept in dealers' stock for regular sales
  2. a racing car with the basic chassis of a commercially available car
E.g.
  • The track has not only hosted stock car racing, however.
  • That stock car experiment at Lonsdale proved to be right on.
  • The track has hosted stock car racing and kart racing events.

stock certificate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; stock

stock company

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a company whose capital is represented by stock
  2. a theatrical company that performs plays from a repertoire; repertory company
E.g.
  • Narvesen became a nationwide joint stock company in 1928.
  • 971 transformed Rosneft into an open joint stock company.
  • (kabushiki kaisha: stock company).

stock cube

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cube of dehydrated stock

stock dividend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a dividend paid in stock rather than in cash

stock exchange

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers; stock market; securities market
E.g.
  • Later it was listed at the Tallinn stock exchange.
  • there are 44 companies listed on the stock exchange.
  • Now, it has a listing on stock exchange in Shanghai, .

stock farmer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. farmer who breed or raises livestock; stockman; stock raiser

stock index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks; stock market index

stock issue

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (corporation law) the authorization and delivery of shares of stock for sale to the public or the shares thus offered at a particular time

stock list

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a detailed list of all the items in stock; inventory

stock market

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers; stock exchange; securities market
E.g.
  • It first went public on the stock market in 1972.
  • She was there when the stock market crashed in 1929.
  • The 1929 stock market crash left him destitute.

stock market index

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. index based on a statistical compilation of the share prices of a number of representative stocks; stock index
E.g.
  • Its benchmark stock market index is the BEL20.
  • The major stock market index is Nasdaq Tallinn, formerly known as TALSE.
  • Between 1995 and 2000, the Nasdaq Composite stock market index rose 400%.

stock of record

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock held by stockholders of record on a given date

stock option

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period
  2. a benefit given by a company to an employee in the form of an option to buy stock in the company at a discount or at a fixed price

stock power

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a power of attorney document to transfer ownership of a registered security from the owner to another party

stock purchase plan

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an organized plan for employees of a company to buy shares of its stock

stock raiser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. farmer who breed or raises livestock; stockman; stock farmer

stock room

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. storeroom for storing goods and supplies used in a business; stockroom

stock saddle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an ornamented saddle used by cowboys; has a high horn to hold the lariat; Western saddle

stock split

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; split; split up

stock symbol

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the letters used to identify listed companies on the securities exchanges where they are traded

stock ticker

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a character printer that automatically prints stock quotations on ticker tape; ticker

stock trader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who buys and sells stock shares

stock up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use; stock; buy in

stock warrant

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a written certificate that gives the holder the right to purchase shares of a stock for a specified price within a specified period of time
  2. a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price; warrant; stock-purchase warrant

summer stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. theatrical productions performed by a stock company during the summer
E.g.
  • She also toured in a summer stock production of "No, No, Nanette".
  • He began acting in summer stock in 1928 with Don Ameche before moving to New York City in 1931.
  • He "pioneered the notion of putting TV stars in summer stock years before everyone started doing it."

take stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. to look at critically or searchingly, or in minute detail; size up; scrutinize; scrutinise
  2. make or include in an itemized record or report; inventory; stock-take
n.
  1. (stock exchange) analysis of past price changes in the hope of forecasting future price changes; technical analysis

treasury stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock that has been bought back by the issuing corporation and is available for retirement or resale; it is issued but not outstanding; it cannot vote and pays no dividends; treasury shares; reacquired stock

unlisted stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock that is not listed and traded on an organized exchange; over the counter stock; OTC stock

voting stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shares in a corporation that entitle the shareholder to voting and proxy rights

watered stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. stock representing ownership of overvalued assets; stock of a corporation whose total worth is less than its invested capital

stock car racing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The track has not only hosted stock car racing, however.
  • The track has hosted stock car racing and kart racing events.
  • Jane is credited with bringing stock car racing to Australia.

stock price

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The stock price fell 97 percent within a 52-week period.
  • Despite DavCo's efforts, Friendly's stock price fell to $5.
  • By August 15, 2001, Enron's stock price had decreased to $42.

housing stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The housing stock is similar to that of West Walker.
  • It retains 88% of its pre-1930 housing stock.
  • The total housing stock was 197, of which 13 were vacant.

stock market crash

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 1929 stock market crash left him destitute.
  • He died shortly before the stock market crash of 1929.
  • Shares rose to $19.25 before falling in the stock market crash in 1987 to $2.25.

stock exchanges

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Plans were made to list Bugatti shares on international stock exchanges.
  • The businesses are listed in the Indonesian and Singapore stock exchanges.
  • On February 24, 2010, Yoshimoto Kogyo stopped trading on all stock exchanges.

joint stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Often it is done by joint stock companies to raise money.
  • Narvesen became a nationwide joint stock company in 1928.
  • 971 transformed Rosneft into an open joint stock company.

stock footage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The stock footage was sourced from 16mm prints.
  • They used stock footage from Pathé News and the General Film Library.
  • Some of the stock footage in the film is from Michel and Wormser's exhibit.

film stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Panchromatic film stock became more common.
  • The film stock back then was nitrate and highly flammable.
  • Eastman's first motion picture film stock was offered in 1889.

professional stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mason Diaz Mason Diaz (born May 16, 2000) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
  • Kyle Donahue Kyle Donahue (born May 6, 2000) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
  • Derek Kraus Derek Kraus (born September 1, 2001) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
E.g.
  • Mason Diaz Mason Diaz (born May 16, 2000) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
  • Kyle Donahue Kyle Donahue (born May 6, 2000) is an American professional stock car racing driver.
  • Derek Kraus Derek Kraus (born September 1, 2001) is an American professional stock car racing driver.

joint stock company

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Narvesen became a nationwide joint stock company in 1928.
  • 971 transformed Rosneft into an open joint stock company.
  • In 1891, the joint stock company was dissolved and the property was sold to James E. Tyson.

stock cars

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also competed in modified stock cars in the 1970s.
  • The 1920 stock cars were retired from service in 1938.
  • Modified cars are a hybrid of open wheel cars and stock cars.

stock options

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The company typically grants stock options to executives every other year.
  • Some members are full-time paid employees; others work in exchange for salary and stock options.
  • The employees had used stock options to buy shares in their company for a fraction of their market value.

stock prices

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Many of Young's friends and smaller investors lost money as NYC stock prices fell.
  • Lower stock prices and job losses affected many telecommunications companies in 2001.
  • In integrated and efficient financial markets, stock prices of the twin pair should move in lockstep.

stock markets

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Why do stock markets produce bubbles and busts?
  • SABMiller then ceased trading on global stock markets.
  • Rees-Mogg ascribes to this event the beginnings of his interest in stock markets.

breeding stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Purdy is a cat enthusiast who owns mostly valuable breeding stock.
  • Selection criteria for breeding stock focuses on their jumping abilities.
  • Each November, the November Sale annually produces the highest average price of any breeding stock sale worldwide.

shares of stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The shares of stock of Top Finance Bank Uganda Limited are privately owned.
  • In 1991 Tetra Tech issued 1.4 million shares of stock on the NASDAQ exchange.
  • He became quite successful and began buying out shares of stock in the speedway.

stock car race

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1994, Chase qualified for the 1994 Brickyard 400, the inaugural stock car race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
  • During a stock car race at Lakewood in Georgia, Petty's son Richard raced against Lee, a teammate to his father on Petty Enterprises.
  • 2012 AAA 400 The 2012 AAA 400 was a NASCAR Cup Series stock car race held on September 30, 2012 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware.

million in stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The acquisition was completed in April 2004 for $500 million in stock.
  • In March 2001 it also took over CanJet Airlines for $7.5 million in stock.
  • In October 2008 NYSE Euronext completed acquisition of the AMEX for $260 million in stock.

cash and stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This caused Time to raise its bid for Warner to $14.9 billion in cash and stock.
  • On May 2, 2018, Salesforce acquired Mulesoft for $6.5 billion in a cash and stock deal.
  • It was acquired in 1995 by Circus Circus Enterprises for $450 million in cash and stock.

stock companies

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then she played in stock companies for a while.
  • Often it is done by joint stock companies to raise money.
  • Bertha Mann started touring with stock companies as a young actress.

stock character

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The "town drunk" is a stock character in Western popular culture.
  • The houseboy became a plot device or stock character in literature and film.
  • It was here that "Clown" came into use as the given name of a stock character.

stock characters

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The maile sisters are a favorite stock characters in Hawaiian romance tales.
  • The play makes use of many stock characters, with which theatergoers would have been familiar.
  • The label of formula fiction is assigned because of the reuse of plot, plot devices and stock characters.

new rolling stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These services will be operated by brand new rolling stock, featuring free WiFi.
  • Along with the modernisation improvements, new rolling stock operates along the Trent Valley line.
  • With the Piccadilly line also needing more trains, a plan for new rolling stock was formulated in 1948.

remaining stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In some rules, the pip count of the remaining stock is added.
  • The remaining stock was snapped up.
  • When the judge ruled against him, Gygax sold his remaining stock and left TSR.

new stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A franchise commitment was the replacement of these trains with new stock.
  • The interiors of the new stock were based on that of the original rolling stock used by Eurostar.
  • After a review of District line rolling stock was completed in 1926, purchasing of new stock began.
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