performance stock

Performance stock

High-growth stock in a company that retains earnings for further growth and therefore pays no dividends, but that an investor feels has significant future potential.

Performance Stock

A stock that is undergoing, or is likely to undergo, significant price appreciation. Performance stocks generally do not pay dividends because their companies reinvest all earnings toward further growth. Some investors seek out performance stocks because of the potential for high profit in a short period of time. They tend to have high price-earnings ratios. However, the term has a connotation referring to a stock that is fundamentally strong, as opposed to a hot stock, which does not have this connotation.

performance stock

A stock that investors believe has an excellent chance for significant price appreciation. Performance stock tends to be issued by growth-oriented firms that retain most or all income for reinvestment. The stock usually sells at above-average price-earnings ratios and experiences large price swings. Performance stock is judged more on the basis of fundamental analysis than are glamour stock and hot stock, which are more subject to investor psychology.
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10 per share, related to the Company's 2013 performance stock unit (PSU) grant, the vesting period for which ends September 30, 2015.
Moreover, 60 percent of Top 200 companies using performance-based grants like performance shares or performance stock units had weights of 50 percent or higher in their LTI mix.
The proposed 2014 plan provides for the grant of restricted stock units (RSUs) and performance stock units (PSUs) instead of stock options.
A further 659,925 shares of Greenhill common stock would be issued upon conversion of the Performance Stock on the third anniversary of the closing of the transaction if Caliburn has achieved average revenue of A$50 million per annum during this three-year period, and a further 439,950 shares of Greenhill common stock would be issued upon conversion of the Performance Stock on the fifth anniversary, if Caliburn has achieved further average revenue of A$50 million per annum during the two year period prior to that date.
This has been one of the most highlyanticipated sales since its cancellation in September as it provides a unique opportunity in terms of quality and performance stock for anyone interested in developing their own Texel flock, or starting a new flock," said Mr Oates's son Tom.
Performance Stock price performance Include market cap and explain Graph data--five FYs past plus business/industry cycles and current FY, usually a market situation; show dividend graph--showing company and market growth components.
Among them, 37% incorporate "design variations"--primarily performance stock options, restoration (reload) stock options, and premium and discount stock options.
In one case, investors track their performance stock by stock and are loss averse over individual stock fluctuations.
77 million related to the vesting of performance stock options granted to the company's executive officers.
If the new method is chosen, compensation cost arising from both fixed and performance stock compensation plans should be measured at the fair value of the award on the grant date, with subsequent adjustments for actual experience for performance-related factors i"modified grant date" method).
Our estimated shares outstanding on December 5, 2012 for the purposes of calculating the dividend per share amount represents our estimate of the number of shares outstanding on that date plus all unvested employee restricted stock unit awards ("RSUs") and performance stock unit awards ("PSUs").

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