Having a lesser exposure to a particular sector in an investment portfolio, compared with a neutral or benchmark position. (As opposed to Overweight).
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Exposure of a specific asset (or asset class ) which is lower than the proportion it represents in the market index or benchmark against which the portfolio is measured. Investment managers may take underweight positions in shares or sectors they expect to underperform in order to add value to the p...
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A portfolio will normally have less of some assets and more of others compared to some benchmark. It... <a target=_blank href='http://www.finance-glossary.com/terms/underweight.htm?id=12713&ginPtrCode=00000&PopupMode=false' title='Read full definition of underweight'>more</a>
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To have a smaller proportion of a fund or share portfolio in one type of investment or sector than the market benchmark or average. The opposite of 'overweight'
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Usually refers to recommendation that leads an investor to reduce their investment in a particular security or asset class. The reduction is usually with respect to a benchmark. Suppose that U.S. equities compose 40% of the benchmark portfolio. If one thinks the U.S. will underperform, the investor ...
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[stock market] In financial markets, underweight is a term used when rating stock. A rating system may be three-tiered: "overweight", "equal weight" and "underweight", or five-tiered: "buy," "overweight," "hold," "underweight," and "sell". If a stock is deemed "underweight" the analyst is sa...
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Underweight refers to a human who is considered to be under a healthy "weight". "Underweight" means weighing less than what is expected to be a healthy person (underweight = insufficiency of weight). The definition is usually made with reference to the body mass index (BMI). A BMI of under 18.5 is ...
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1) Lean 2) Relatively light 3) Scraggy 4) Scrawny 5) Skinny 6) Thin 7) Weedy
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