high-flyer

 A stock or investment whose price has risen rapidly; implies that it may be a risky investment at the time.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • high flyer — High priced and highly speculative stock that moves up and down sharply over a short period. Generally glamorous in nature due to the capital gains potential associated with them; also used to describe any high priced stock. Antithesis of sleeper …   Financial and business terms

  • high-flyer — high flyers N COUNT A high flyer is someone who has a lot of ability and is likely to be very successful in their career. (in AM and sometimes in BRIT, use high flyer, high flier) …   English dictionary

  • high-flyer — (also high flier) ► NOUN ▪ a very successful person …   English terms dictionary

  • high-flyer — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms high flyer : singular high flyer plural high flyers another spelling of high flier …   English dictionary

  • high-flyer — highˈ flīˈer or highˈ flyˈer noun 1. A bird that flies high 2. Someone prone to extravagance of opinion or action 3. An ambitious person, or one naturally equipped to reach prominence 4. (with cap; historical) a High Churchman, or, in Scotland,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • High Flyer — High|fly|er, High Fly|er [ ha̮ifla̮iɐ], der [engl. highflyer, eigtl. = Überflieger] (Wirtsch.): 1. [neu gegründetes] Unternehmen, das sich sehr schnell u. erfolgreich auf dem Markt durchsetzt. 2. Aktie, die sehr schnell an Wert gewinnt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • high-flyer — /ˈhaɪ flaɪə/ (say huy fluyuh) noun 1. someone or something that flies high. 2. someone who is extravagant or goes to extremes in aims, pretensions, opinions, etc. 3. a person of great ability who achieves career success at a very high level. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • high-flyer — (also high flier) noun a person who is or has the potential to be very successful. Derivatives high flying adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˌhigh ˈflyer — noun [C] someone who has achieved a lot and is determined to continue being successful ˌhigh ˈflying adj …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • flyer — fly‧er [ˈflaɪə ǁ ər] also flier noun [countable] a small sheet of paper that is used to advertise something. Flyers are usually handed out in the street or delivered to people s houses: • We hand out flyers advertising our events to clubbers as… …   Financial and business terms

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