Neutral stock

Neutral stock

A stock with a beta of 1.0.

Neutral Stock

A stock with volatility exactly the same as the wider market. This means that the stock's riskiness is quantified at the exact same rate as the wider market. This is expressed by stating that the stock as a beta of exactly 1. See also: Gamma neutral.
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We expect neutral stock market dynamics in the first half of trading, whereas in the evening, with two leading central banks' comments, decline may continue amid uncertainty before official labour market statistics due tomorrow.
2009 saw an increase in Carrier Neutral stock with notable rises in Paris and Amsterdam.
Lowered guidance on third-quarter earnings at Dow Jones & Co., when mixed with a neutral stock analyst note, offset any joy that might have come from a report that indicated that the first half of 2004 showed local newspapers picking up 7.5 percent in ad revenue when compared to 2003.