Speculative Company

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Speculative Company

A new, small, or otherwise obscure company with a high likelihood of failure but a small possibility of experiencing an extraordinarily high return. Many IPOs, especially in small companies, are considered investments in speculative companies. By definition, investing in a speculative company carries a great deal of risk. See also: Penny Stock.
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The focus of investors will almost certainly be less on speculative companies and sectors, and more on companies with a track record and easy to understand growth opportunities and dividend prospects.
They also stood accused of accessing up to EGP 700m without the right of speculative companies, whilst Rachid was accused of exploiting his influence as a minister at that time.
That means an improvement occurred to the characteristics of trading liquidity in favor of less artificial trading or speculative trends, whether measured by the number of speculative companies -16 instead of 19- or by the share of those companies from market liquidity -39 percent instead of 45.
It has been our experience that most speculative companies trading on Pink Sheets are reluctant to disclose any real and substantial information to their shareholders.
Buyers were out in equal force over the week, and not all their interest was directed at small, speculative companies.
The Nasdaq market, laden with more volatile technology and speculative companies, had lagged the blue-chip rebound from July's sell-off, which dragged the Nasdaq composite as low as 1,008.
And in March, the SEC gave the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) permission to list smaller, newer and more speculative companies.
To further transparency in this market, last year Fitch introduced Recovery Ratings for all corporate and financial issuers rated 'B+' and below, affecting nearly $475 billion of securities issued by highly speculative companies.
To further transparency in this market, last year Fitch introduced Recovery Ratings for all corporate and financial issuers rated 'B' and below, affecting nearly $475 billion of securities issued by highly speculative companies.