Upgrade

Upgrade,

Definition of Upgrade:

  1. Newer (and usually more expensive) version of a computer hardware or software, or machine or equipment.

  2. An upgrade refers to the positive change in an analyst's outlook of a particular security's valuation based primarily on that security's improving fundamentals.

  3. An upgrade to a specific security assigns it a higher ranking and is usually triggered by qualitative and quantitative information that contributes to an increase in the financial valuation of that security. In the context of portfolio management, the term "upgrade" also refers to a strategy whereby the risk profile and quality of the portfolio are improved by including blue chips in it while eliminating speculative stocks.

Synonyms of Upgrade

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How to use Upgrade in a sentence?

  1. The biggest benefit of an upgrade is that it lowers a company's cost of capital, for both debt and equity.
  2. An upgrade refers to the positive change in an analyst's outlook of a particular security's valuation based primarily on that security's improving fundamentals.
  3. An upgrade to a specific security is usually triggered by qualitative and quantitative information that contributes to an increase in the financial valuation of that security.

Meaning of Upgrade & Upgrade Definition