Leveraged stock

Leveraged stock

Stocks financed with credit, such as that purchased on a margin account.

Leveraged Stock

A stock bought on credit, especially on a margin account. Generally, one purchases a leveraged stock with one's broker's money, with the stock and cash as collateral. This increases the stock owner's profit when the net value goes up and increases his/her debt to the broker when it goes down.
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We also want to steer traders towards the exchange and real securities when they are deciding between leveraged stock market products and bilateral contracts (CFDs).
The measure was the latest in a series of moves made by Chinese policymakers in the recent past to control the country's highly leveraged stock markets.
The optimal strategy, therefore, may be to combine less risky restricted stock with riskier "leveraged stock options," or LSOs as I call them--options for which the exercise price is posted 30 to 50 percent over the grant date share price in order to set aside a required shareholder return before management participates.
In other words, it is in the best interest of shareholders for the executive to hold the more highly leveraged stock options.
The B group experienced financial difficulties following several leveraged stock acquisitions.
246A was to attack leveraged stock investment by corporations, especially in preferred stock, and the perceived tax abuse potential of coupling the interest deduction of Sec.
Under the Henley LEPP, management actively used $11 million of its own capital (along with $97 million in non-recourse notes from the company) to buy 10 percent of the company's stock (such a leveraged stock holding is equivalent to a holding of stock options).
Shiely: The final feature of our program is leveraged stock options.
Dubbed an LSO, or Leveraged Stock Option, it may represent an ideal method for board compensation.
IMPLEMENTING AN EVA PROGRAM WITH LEVERAGED STOCK OPTION INCENTIVES CAN ENRICH A COMPANY, ITS EXECUTIVES - AND MOST IMPORTANT, ITS SHAREHOLDERS.
The cut proved positive for some leveraged stocks including Ezz Steel Co., Qalaa Holdings, Ghabbour Auto, Palm Hills Developments SAE and consumer names such as Juhayna Food Industries and Arabian Food Industries SAE, or Domty, according to Naeem Holding analysts.
"It will also provide some respite to leveraged stocks, as debt servicing costs would decline."