Speculative stock

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Speculative stock

Very risky stock.

Speculative Stock

A stock in a new, small, or otherwise obscure company with a high likelihood of failure but a small possibility of experiencing an extraordinary return. Many IPOs, especially in small companies, are considered speculative stocks. By definition, speculative stocks carry a great deal of risk. See also: Penny Stock.
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We are a highly speculative security because we are so young and the sales of our lead products in America have barely started, relative to our potential.
This is a speculative security and as such, involves a high degree of risk.
The update reiterated the opinion of the initial research issued in February 1999, recommending Iomega as a strong buy (1) long term, strong buy (1) short term, for accounts capable of assuming the risks associated with a lower price speculative security.