Stalwart

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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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Caruso has stalwartly maintained that raves are an inappropriate and dangerous use of the city's public facilities.
Eight years ago this past December I was stalwartly resisting a Christmas present God was offering me.
When seeking to win even greater sympathy for an author, Thackeray departs even further from the idea of heroic male as aggressive or even as stalwartly self-sufficient.
Which brings us back to Harris, who has kept after O'Neal to be all that he can be while stalwartly defending the player against his critics.
California is lucky to have these two candidates that have so stalwartly supported pro-choice laws and policies.
While the stock has recently given up the support of its 10-day moving average, its 20-day stands stalwartly as support.
Wall Street is stalwartly defending its bullish position, as Zacks reports that there are 18 "buys," eight "holds," and a mere three "sells" on the security.
He added, "I am fortunate to be at a firm which realizes the importance of and stalwartly supports pro bono participation.
And he has adopted the matadors pose of stalwartly seeking to confront the bull, cape forward and feet firmly planted.
In 1952, led by the mercurial Harvey Murphy, the local had stalwartly supported the first of four concerts performed by the Soviet-sympathizing singer and actor Paul Robeson.
In place of the notion of shamans and witches as having a kind of psychic or magical power, Christians vacillate between two poles, either stalwartly denying their supposed powers or admitting that their powers are real but reframing them as satanic.
These brave elected officials stand stalwartly opposed to those who have enshrined discrimination into our Kansas constitution.