undervaluation

noun
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 The GuruFocus valuation rank of 9 out of 10 also points to undervaluation. Gurufocus, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2021 The valuation rank of 9 out of 10, however, leans more toward undervaluation even though the share price and price-sales ratio are approaching two-year highs. Gurufocus, Forbes, 25 May 2021 The valuation rank of 8 out of 10, however, leans more toward undervaluation. Gurufocus, Forbes, 16 Apr. 2021 The Treasury Department put pressure on Taiwan to address the undervaluation of its currency and large trade surplus but stopped short of formally designating it a currency manipulator. Yuka Hayashi, WSJ, 16 Apr. 2021 The GuruFocus valuation rank of 8 out of 10 also leans toward undervaluation. Gurufocus, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2021 The GuruFocus valuation rank of 6 out of 10, however, leans more toward undervaluation even though the share price and price-sales ratio are nearing multiyear highs. Gurufocus, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2021 Nevertheless, EDP’s unwieldy governance looks culpable for the company’s undervaluation and vulnerability to cheap bids. Chris Hughes | Bloomberg, Washington Post, 14 Feb. 2019 That might be the market waking up to its undervaluation. Chris Hughes | Bloomberg, Washington Post, 6 June 2019

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First Known Use of undervaluation

1629, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Jun 2021

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“Undervaluation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undervaluation. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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