cyclical stocks

/ˌsɪklɪk(ə)l 'stɒks/ plural noun
shares in companies which move in a regular pattern (such as shares in a turkey producer might rise in the period before Christmas)

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  • cyclical — [sik′li kəl; ] for sense 1 also [ sīk′li kəl] adj. 1. CYCLIC 2. tending to rise and fall in line with the fluctuations of the business cycle [cyclical stocks] …   English World dictionary

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  • cyclical stock — stock that tends to rise quickly when the economy turns up and fall quickly when the economy turns down. Examples are housing, automobiles, and paper. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * cyclical stock cyclical stock ➔ stock1 * * * cyclical… …   Financial and business terms

  • Cyclical Stock — A stock that rises quickly when economic growth is strong and falls rapidly when growth is slowing down. An example is the automobile market: as economic growth slows, consumers have less money to spend on new cars. Non cyclical stocks would be… …   Investment dictionary

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  • cyclical — cyclically, adv. cyclicality, n. /suy kli keuhl, sik li /, adj. 1. cyclic. 2. of or denoting a business or stock whose income, value, or earnings fluctuate widely according to variations in the economy or the cycle of the seasons: Selling… …   Universalium

  • cyclical — cy•cli•cal [[t]ˈsaɪ klɪ kəl, ˈsɪk lɪ [/t]] adj. 1) cvb cyclic 2) bus (of earnings, value, etc.) fluctuating widely according to changes in the economy or the seasons 3) bus cvb Usu., cyclicals. stocks of companies with cyclical earnings •… …   From formal English to slang

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  • Counter-Cyclical Stock — A type of stock in which the underlying company belongs to an industry or niche with financial performance that is negatively correlated to the overall state of the economy. As a result, the stock s price will also tend to move in a direction… …   Investment dictionary

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