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Upside potential

The amount by which analysts or investors expect the price of a security may increase.

Upside Potential

The opinion of an analyst on how far a security may rise in price. It is usually expressed in terms of the price to which it might possibly rise. For example, if an analyst believes that a stock trading at $10 will rise to $12, it has an upside potential of $12. Obviously, there is no guarantee that the security will actually rise to the predicted level. See also: Downside Risk.

upside potential

The potential price or gain that may be expected in a security or in a security average, generally stated as the dollar price or the dollar amount of gain that may reasonably be expected in the particular security or security average. For example, an analyst may feel that a stock currently selling at $25 per share has an upside potential of $40. Compare downside risk.
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While the initial cap rate is low, this property has tremendous upside potential," said Massey Knakal chairman Robert Knakal, who exclusively represented the seller with partner James Ventura and broker Michael Soleimani.
Timberland operations account for around 70% of Plum Creek's earnings profile, the balance coming from land sales and downstream wood products manufacturing which have more upside potential but also more risk.
It offers an investor a stable return with upside potential in income and appreciation.
Wright, PRB's Chairman and CEO, noted, "This transaction should enlarge our revenue base immediately as well as offer PRB significant upside potential as we seek to expand gas volumes for our GAP and Bonepile gathering systems and eventually reactivate as many shut-in wells as possible.
This property offers tremendous upside potential, given that it contains two strategically located retail storefronts, located on one of East Harlem's busiest thoroughfares," said Mr.
Russell Porter, Gastar's President & CEO, stated, "From a strategic perspective, the acquisition of these rights gives Gastar an asset position in the exploration license that we believe could have tremendous upside potential, at a very attractive acquisition price.