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Outperform

Definition: This term has two definitions.
1.) In investing, it's what every investor wants to do (outperform the market, that is).
2.) It's also a rating a stock analyst might give a stock.  If the stock is expected to earn a better return than other stocks, it's rated as "outperform."

TeenAnalyst Advice: Everyone is trying to outperform the market all the time.  It's a very difficult thing to do.  In fact, only about 15-20% of all mutual funds do it.

When talking about "beating the market," most people are referring to the S&P 500, which is an index of 500 of the largest companies in America.

 

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Definition: The percent of sales that result in profits.  They can either be talked about in "gross margins" or "net margins." TeenAnalyst Advice: This would be the percentage of profits a company receives for their revenues.  For example, if I sold candy for $1.00 and it cost me $0.20 to make...

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