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Definition of

performance rating


assessment of stock or firm's performance a judgment of how well a stock or a company has performed

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Definitions of ’performance rating’ and meaning of ’performance rating’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’performance rating’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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