un·​der·​val·​u·​a·​tion | \ ˌən-dər-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən How to pronounce undervaluation (audio) \

Definition of undervaluation

1 : the act of undervaluing
2 : a value below the real worth

Examples of undervaluation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nevertheless, EDP’s unwieldy governance looks culpable for the company’s undervaluation and vulnerability to cheap bids. Chris Hughes | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "Elliott Tilts at a Chinese Windmill," 14 Feb. 2019 That might be the market waking up to its undervaluation. Chris Hughes | Bloomberg, Washington Post, "Fiat and Renault’s Merger Isn’t a Write-Off Yet," 6 June 2019 But undervaluation can be just as bad, if not worse. Alexandra Stanton, Quartz at Work, "Where companies go wrong on valuation," 26 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of undervaluation

1629, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Undervaluation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undervaluation. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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