Ascender

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Ascender

An informal term for a stock or other security that has risen in price over a given period. For example, if a stock opens at $5.00 and closes at $5.25, it is said to be an ascender for that trading day. See also: Decliner.
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15 April 2014 -- Dallas-based investment firm Ascendant Solutions Inc (OTC: ASDS) said that Mark S Heil will assume the role of president and chief financial officer of the company.