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Finance Dictionary and Glossary of Investment Terms
A stock that has been largely ignored by research analysts, usually because it's small or in an out-of-favor sector. Value investors often believe that some orphan stocks are undiscovered bargains. also called orphan stock.
Stock that has fallen out of favor with investors; stock that tends to have a low P/E (price-to-earnings ratio).
A stock that has fallen out of favor with investors and, consequently, tends to trade at a low P/E. Also called orphan stock.