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Home run

Large capital gain in a stock in a short period of time.

Home Run

An investment that results in an especially large capital gain in a very short period of time. For example, one may buy a stock that jumps from $5 per share to $55 per share in only six months. A home run results in huge capital gains for the stockholder or other investor. This term can be used for any investment vehicle, especially an IPO. See also: Hot issue.

home run

An investment that produced a large return in a short period of time for its purchaser. For example, an investor might purchase shares in an initial public offering that moves sharply upward in subsequent trading in the secondary market.
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During baseball home openers this April, home teams racked up 25 total homeruns for a grand total $25,000 donation.
D homerun salutes generate is designed to help reduce the incidence of drunk driving.
The 'Homeruns for the Home Team' program is a great way to get our fans engaged in Spring Training and help build excitement around the team's homerun hitters," said Jay Alves, Colorado Rockies vice president of communications/public relations.
The Yankees earned the most homeruns off Verlander this season, with only three other teams hitting more than one against him.
Cabrera's toughest battle will be the homeruns, as he's already reached a career-high with 42 this season, and his previous best was 38 in 2010.
com has created a unique betting option on Albert Pujols becoming the first player since Joe Medwick in 1937 to lead the National League in batting average, homeruns and RBIs in the same season.
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He ended the season with 73 homeruns breaking the single season homerun record previously held by Mark McGwire.
TEAM Ken Griffey Jr's 28 homeruns have raised $9,800 ($350 per
Lou has hit homeruns in many ball parks and made outstanding plays in many different positions; that type of experience is uncommon.