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Stalwart

Informal for a publicly-traded company that earns a steady but not staggering return. That is, a stalwart provides a solid return for little risk; one may think of a stalwart as the opposite of a growth stock. Peter Lynch coined the term stalwart to describe these companies. See also: Blue chip.
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If you do not want to leave your job, you should stop calling yourself as a stalwart of human rights and admit that this is just one of your opportunist moves for the next elections.
Imtiaz Safdar Warraich was among the PPP's senior members and is regarded as a veteran politician and a party stalwart.
He said that the late PPP stalwart suffered the hardships of imprisonment during the military dictatorship of General Zia-ul-Haq and Perez Musharraf.
The socialist stalwart had issued a rallying cry to back the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in the weeks before the 2016 Gala.
North State said that the acquisition of Stalwart will complement its strategy of building a comprehensive digital ecosystem with which to serve its growing customer base.
Veivers, a former St Helens stalwart who was previously assistant coach at Wigan and Bradford, takes over from Gary Charlton, who resigned a fortnight ago.
Carol McGiffin, left, the Loose Women stalwart, will be much missed by Denise and the rest of the gang
A man such a senior leader, a stalwart, should not have taken such a decision.
Aitzaz has proved that he is actual 'Jiala' of Peoples Party," the stalwart quoted the prime minister as saying.
com)-- The Chairmen's RoundTable (CRT), a San Diego-based, non-profit volunteer organization that provides gratis mentoring and business advice to CEOs and Presidents of local, private businesses, today announced that Stalwart Communications has signed on as a CRT sustaining sponsor.
The Stalwart Publishing company of Greenfield, Essex, England, has suffered a massive loss of data.
Described as "a stalwart of Irish racing over the decades" by HRI chief executive Brian Kavanagh, McCarthy, who joined the Turf Club in 1970, served as senior steward three times and was a former chairman of the Racing Board.