Stock in a sentence as a noun

Maybe they can turn this around by offering their stock for 50% off normal ticker prices.

I value HN at $1 billion by offering to buy only 1 share of 1 billion in common stock for $1 right now.

Managers/founders of most companies are pretty dipshit - how is it that they can own so much more stock?

Looking at your stocks every day will at least add to your stress levels, and maybe your decisions will get thrown off.

How about "I appreciate your desire to have more stock available to give new hires.

We have only just run out of stock; effectively, you wanted us to print enough stock for only three months of sales.

For any given stock, there are people who follow the company and its markets more closely than I ever will.

Facebook -- that is, the stock service they offer with walls and friends and such -- is the killer app for the Facebook Platform.

Stock in a sentence as a verb

Well, my offer letter said I'd be in the stock plan, but apparently that was meaningless legally.

With the unvested shares, the executives believed they could attract more top talent with the promise of stock.

They made millions selling their stock before the market truly understood what a **** business they were running.

Take the least amount of stock possible - your startup is statistically unlikely to succeed.

Otherwise, B&N wouldn't be able to place a "20% off" sticker on bestselling titles, or offer large discounts to move remaindered stock.

Despite understanding the financial markets better than most, I never trade individual stocks.

I would love to hire people like you... people who are willing to take a paycut and small stock grants in order to fulfill my grand mission: to make myself as rich as possible.

There's also the matter of dilution: is he protected against dilution from investor and employee stock grants over the next N years?

Stock in a sentence as an adjective

The reason why Tesla is able to pay the Dept of Energy loan early is because of a secondary stock and bonds offering worth about >850+ million.

The talent that he helped attract and the products they create are responsible for Apple's stock price rise and continued profitability since his death.

Michael Dell used to stock shelves in his youth, should newspapers run headlines like 'shelf stocker taking computer manufacturer private in 25B leveraged buyout'?

Companies exist to make management, investors and founders rich - they hold the vast majority of the stock - and benefit greatly from path dependence and network effects.

The stock icons look outright ugly; interfaces like the call-answer screen and the calculator look poorly designed, and everything has the sense that it just needs another run or two through the review process.

From controversial metrics in our S1 to our material weakness to two quarters of missing our own expectations and a stock price thats hovering around one quarter of our listing price, the events of the last year and a half speak for themselves.

Stock definitions


the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity); "he owns a controlling share of the company's stock"


the merchandise that a shop has on hand; "they carried a vast inventory of hardware"; "they stopped selling in exact sizes in order to reduce inventory"

See also: inventory


the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun; "the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"

See also: gunstock


a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year"


a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

See also: store fund


the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"


a special variety of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new strain of sheep"

See also: breed strain


liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces; "she made gravy with a base of beef stock"

See also: broth


the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor"


persistent thickened stem of a herbaceous perennial plant

See also: caudex


a plant or stem onto which a graft is made; especially a plant grown specifically to provide the root part of grafted plants


any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers

See also: gillyflower


any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Malcolmia


lumber used in the construction of something; "they will cut round stock to 1-inch diameter"


the handle end of some implements or tools; "he grabbed the cue by the stock"


an ornamental white cravat

See also: neckcloth


any animals kept for use or profit

See also: livestock


have on hand; "Do you carry kerosene heaters?"

See also: carry stockpile


equip with a stock; "stock a rifle"


supply with fish; "stock a lake"


supply with livestock; "stock a farm"


amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low"


provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat"


put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year"

See also: sprout


repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"


routine; "a stock answer"


regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a stock item"

See also: standard