Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “sleeper stock”

sleeper stock

noun [C or U]     STOCK MARKET
a share or shares that are not performing well, but could suddenly rise much higher in price: Several bloggers recommend UTT Technologies as a sleeper stock that is likely to take off in the near future.
(Definition of sleeper stock noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of sleeper stock

Word of the Day

beneficiary

a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More