outperform outperform  /ˈaʊt pər ˌfɔrm/


  • (v) be or do something to a greater degree


  1. In India at least, Navdanya sets an eco-friendly standard that agribusiness must show it can outperform.
  2. In some areas, such as vocabulary memorization, older students can actually outperform younger peers.
  3. In other words, they are afraid that the blacks will outperform them.


  1. Analyst Actions: Detour Gold Corp. Conferred Outperform Rating, Target Price of $27

    Detour Gold Corp. (DGC.TO) OUTPERFORM [V] A. Soni CP: C$ 10.54 TP: C$ 27 CAP: C$ 1.5b 1 416 352 4587 Reflecting the equity issuance in our numbers; REINSTATING Coverage with an OUTPERFORM
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Follow-up: Blue Nile upgraded to Outperform at William Blair

    William Blair upgraded Blue Nile to Outperform from Market Perform citing increased confidence in the company's favorable business conditions. The firm views current levels as an attractive entry point ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Analyst Actions: SolarCity Upgraded To Outperform, Target Almost Doubled at Credit Suisse; Shares Up 5%

    Credit Suisse says: "UPGRADING to OUTPERFORM (from Neutral); Raising Ests & TP to $52 (from $28); An Improved Outlook on Net-Metering Risk Upgrading to Outperform (from Neutral); TP
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. The GE unit "is not immune from the current environment, (but) we continued to outperform our financial services peers," chairman and chief executive Jeff Immelt said.
    on Oct 10, 2008 By: Jeffrey Immelt Source: AFP

  2. "Business is stabilizing, and we are confident that HP will be an early beneficiary of an economic turnaround and will continue to outperform when conditions improve," HP chairman and chief executive Mark Hurd said.
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Mark Hurd Source: AFP

  3. "Thirty isn't much," Gordon said. "We've got to go put some pressure back on them and outperform them. Phoenix is a good track for us and we'll go there and fight hard like we did [at Texas]. Hopefully, we'll get those points back."
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Jeff Gordon Source: SI.com

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