blue-chip stocks

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common shares of stock in a company that is considered to be well established, highly successful, and reliable, and is traded on a stock market

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  • blue chip stocks — common stock of well known companies with a history of growth and dividend payments. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Change in Share Price of Selected U.S. Blue-Chip Stocks — ▪ Table Change in Share Price of Selected U.S. Blue Chip Stocks1 (in U.S. dollars) Company Starting price January 2004 Closing price year end 2004 Percent change General Electric Co. 30.98 36.50 17.82 ExxonMobil Corp. 41.00 51.26 25.02 Microsoft… …   Universalium

  • Change in Share Price of Selected U.S. Blue-Chip Stocks 1 — ▪ Table Change in Share Price of Selected U.S. Blue Chip Stocks1 (in U.S. dollars) Company Starting price January 2005 Closing price year end 2005 Percent change General Electric Co. 36.50 35.05 3.97 Exxon Mobil Corp. 51.26 56.17 9.58 Microsoft… …   Universalium

  • Change in Share Price of Selected U.S. Blue-Chip Stocks 2 — ▪ Table (in U.S. dollars)   Company Starting price January 2003 Closing price year end 2003 Percent change General Electric Co. 23.85 30.98 29.90 Microsoft Corp. 25.62 27.37 6.83 ExxonMobil Corp. 33.98 41.00 20.66 CitiGroup, Inc. 34.29 48.54… …   Universalium

  • blue chip stock — ➔ stock1 * * *    A generic term for the stocks of major companies with sound earnings and dividend records and above average share performance. Blue chip stocks are also known as income stock. Named after high value poker chips, which were… …   Financial and business terms

  • blue chip — blue chips N COUNT: oft N n Blue chip stocks and shares are an investment which are considered fairly safe to invest in while also being profitable. Blue chip issues were sharply higher, but the rest of the market actually declined slightly by… …   English dictionary

  • blue-chip — adjective extremely valuable Rembrandt is considered a blue chip artist • Similar to: ↑valuable * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: blue chip 1. : of or relating to a blue chip with the …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blue chip (stock market) — A blue chip stock is the stock of a well established company having stable earnings and no extensive liabilities. The term derives from casinos, where blue chips stand for counters of the highest value. [… …   Wikipedia

  • blue chip — A phrase used to describe shares of the highest quality and lowest risk. Not to be confused with blue blood, which merely indicates a prestigious background. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary Large and creditworthy company.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Blue Chip — A nationally recognized, well established and financially sound company. Blue chips generally sell high quality, widely accepted products and services. Blue chip companies are known to weather downturns and operate profitably in the face of… …   Investment dictionary

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