Definitions for "cyclical stock"
The stock of a company which is sensitive to business cycles and whose performance...
The stock of a company whose fortunes are closely tied to the cyclical ups and downs of the economy in general. For example, General Motors is a cyclical stock since its business of selling autos is highly dependent on the general health of the economy. 0-9
A stock whose performance is closely related to the general economy. The auto, chemical, paper, and steel industries are considered cyclical because their earnings tend to fall when the economy slows; food and drug stocks are considered to be noncyclical because demands for food and medical care continue regardless of the state of the economy.
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