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English definition of “buy rating”

buy rating

noun [C]    
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a statement that the shares of a particular company are worth buying : According to his formula , the companies that merit a buy rating are almost always financially sound and have prospered for at least five years . The share price jumped nearly 10% in value Friday after an analyst’s first report on the company gave its stock a “ buyrating .
(Definition of buy rating noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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