Sleeper

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Sleeper

Stock in which there is little investor interest but that has significant potential to gain in price once its attractions are recognized. Antithesis of high flyer.

Orphan Stock

A stock that is not often tracked by analysts. This may be because it is not very well known or because it belongs to an industry that is generally performing poorly. As a result these stocks have low demand and often a low price. Some value investors recommend buying orphan stocks because they could be undervalued. However, because demand is low, orphan stocks have low trading volume and a small change in demand may result in volatility in price. An orphan stock is also called a wallflower.
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With a much-perplexed face, Riderhood looked from it to the sleeper, and from the sleeper to it, and finally crept back to his chair, and there, with his hand to his chin, sat long in a brown study, looking at both.
As he did it he avoided glancing at the sleeper, but not lest pity should unnerve him; merely to avoid spilling.
Contract notice: Framework agreement for the supply of monoblock sleepers in prestressed concrete - tramway network
WREXHAM has the highest rate of rough sleepers in Wales, according to figures out today.
I would respectfully suggest to Coun Kirby, if he is going to act as the council's spokesperson and try to justify Caerphilly council's position in relation to rough sleepers in the borough, that he does his homework.
All those ridges and sunken spots meant hours of tedious shimming under the sleepers to form a flat surface for the decking (see Photo 3).
The recently completed study, commissioned by Estee Lauder, demonstrated that poor sleepers had increased signs of skin aging and slower recovery from a variety of environmental stressors, such as disruption of the skin barrier or ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
The recently completed study by physician-scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center, commissioned by Estee Lauder, demonstrated that poor sleepers had increased signs of skin ageing and slower recovery from a variety of environmental stressors, such as disruption of the skin barrier or ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
In particular, long sleepers report higher levels of subjective sleepiness after sleep deprivation, whereas short sleepers exhibit no significant increase in sleepiness levels (Aeschbach, Cajochen, Landolt and Borbely, 1996).
METRO owner Nexus is donating dozens of railway sleepers to be used for the conservation of footpaths and walkways.
RESTLESS sleepers tossing and turning in bed travel the distance from London to New York and back each night.
The short sleepers were compared with reference groups who slept 7-8 hours per night, as well as with people who slept longer.