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Upside potential

The amount by which analysts or investors expect the price of a security may increase.

Upside Potential

The opinion of an analyst on how far a security may rise in price. It is usually expressed in terms of the price to which it might possibly rise. For example, if an analyst believes that a stock trading at $10 will rise to $12, it has an upside potential of $12. Obviously, there is no guarantee that the security will actually rise to the predicted level. See also: Downside Risk.

upside potential

The potential price or gain that may be expected in a security or in a security average, generally stated as the dollar price or the dollar amount of gain that may reasonably be expected in the particular security or security average. For example, an analyst may feel that a stock currently selling at $25 per share has an upside potential of $40. Compare downside risk.
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While the properties were well-managed by Millbrook, the purchaser recognized tremendous upside potential, justifying the purchase price.
The deal, whose price some real estate investors called prohibitively high, is indicative of the value others have attached to the upside potential of the midtown office market, whose rents continue to rise, especially among the diminishing list of big-block spaces.
While the initial cap rate is low, this property has tremendous upside potential," said Massey Knakal chairman Robert Knakal, who exclusively represented the seller with partner James Ventura and broker Michael Soleimani.
It offers an investor a stable return with upside potential in income and appreciation.
This property offers tremendous upside potential, given that it contains two strategically located retail storefronts, located on one of East Harlem's busiest thoroughfares," said Mr.