blue-chip stock


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Noun1.blue-chip stock - a common stock of a nationally known company whose value and dividends are reliable; typically have high price and low yield; "blue chips are usually safe investments"
common shares, common stock, ordinary shares - stock other than preferred stock; entitles the owner to a share of the corporation's profits and a share of the voting power in shareholder elections; "over 40 million Americans invest in common stocks"
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Summary: The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) has announced that it will launch a futures contract based on Sensex, the blue-chip stock index of India's leading bourse, the Bombay Stock Exchange.
The blue-chip stock slumped by an unprecedented 15% - equivalent to more than pounds 4bn - after chief executive Philip Clarke said the grocer had failed to pull in enough customers with its pounds 500m Big Price Drop campaign.
The blue-chip stock slumped by an unprecedented 15% - equivalent to more than pounds 4 billion - after chief executive Philip Clarke said the grocer had failed to pull in enough customers with its pounds 500 million Big Price Drop campaign.
From the March issue: Investors have long viewed prime Manhattan residential real estate as the equivalent of a blue-chip stock: expensive, but virtually guaranteed to appreciate over time.
(ADPnews) - Sep 3, 2010 - The Austrian ATX blue-chip stock market index reacted to the unexpectedly positive US labour market data released on Friday afternoon and returned to growth, rising 0.66% to 2,481.79 points by 1445 CET.
In London, every single blue-chip stock was in positive territory as commodity stocks were buoyed by the hopes of an upturn in demand.
But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large capitalization growth/consistent earnings funds--or funds made up of strong blue-chip stock offerings from large companies.
For example, high-priority objectives should be placed in less risky investments such as Treasury notes, Treasury bills or blue-chip stock and bond mutual funds.
With an order for BAE's Nimrod aircraft among the casualties, the blue-chip stock fell 14p to 349.9p following a decline of almost 2% the night before.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued a no-action letter which permits the offer and sale of a futures contract based on Turkey's blue-chip stock index.
Airports operator BAA was also heavily traded during a dramatic session for the blue-chip stock, which earlier this week backed a pounds 10.3 billion takeover by a consortium led by Spanish firm Ferrovial.