Introduction to Types of Stock

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Let's examine classes of stock most commonly used by investors, such as blue chips, growth stocks, income stocks, and value stocks.

What you will learn

  • Blue Chip Stocks
  • Growth Stocks
  • Income Stocks
  • Industry-Type Stock
  • Value Stocks

What do you know?

Introduction to Types of Stock

As an investor, you will come across different terms applied to types of stock. Terms such as blue chip, growth stock, and value stock are descriptive of classes of stock and are intended to help the investor infer how this type of stock will perform in the investor’s portfolio. As an educated investor, you need to know what is meant by these terms and how they relate to your own investment objectives.