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Wallflower

Stock that has fallen out of favor with investors; stock that tends to have a low P/E (price-to-earnings ratio).

Orphan Stock

A stock that is not often tracked by analysts. This may be because it is not very well known or because it belongs to an industry that is generally performing poorly. As a result these stocks have low demand and often a low price. Some value investors recommend buying orphan stocks because they could be undervalued. However, because demand is low, orphan stocks have low trading volume and a small change in demand may result in volatility in price. An orphan stock is also called a wallflower.

wallflower

An out-of-favor security, company, or industry.
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Dudley Zoo Gardens, senior curator Derek Grove said: "It's an incredible story to think that Frederick was summoned to court for attempting to take wallflowers.
And in Prescott, a town that's so badly in need of an uplifting event, there's no better way to infuse that spirit and patriotism of America's birthday than a taking in the infectious live performance of Grammy Award-winning band, The Wallflowers.
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The ever opinionated James Franco is offering his take on the largely forgotten indie "The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Dylan acknowledges, however, that the passage of time also made it trickier to bring the Wallflowers back to bloom.
The wallflowers had to be sown and grown in the open ground during the summer and then lifted and planted.
Advances in plant breeding to eliminate the need for vernalisation have led to new varieties of pansy, wallflowers, stocks and forget-menots that flower in autumn and winter as well as spring.
Wallflowers prefer to be sown thinly in rows in garden soil rather than in a seed tray and can be thinned out as the summer advances.
The sunset range of virgin F1 wallflowers includes Sunset Purples, which tend not to splay while having plentiful flower spikes.
Estella Rijnveld which is red and white, while more subtle varieties include T Spring Green, a Viridiflora variety with single cream flowers with partly greenish petals, or Queen of Night, a deep wine-coloured variety which looks great against a green backdrop mixed with acid-coloured wallflowers.
If they do not actually dance, wallflowers bloom practically without interruption until they die, metabolically exhausted by their insistence on pushing out flowers nonstop.