What does uptick mean?

Definitions for uptickˈʌpˌtɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word uptick.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uptick(noun)

    a transaction in the stock market at a price above the price of the preceding transaction


  1. uptick(Noun)

    A small change upwards or increase in something that has been steady or declining.

  2. uptick(Noun)

    A stock market transaction or quote at a price above a preceding one.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uptick in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uptick in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Doug Johnson:

    I think it's really that combination of financial and emotional pressure that causes an uptick in robberies during the holidays.

  2. Ezekiel Edwards:

    It's not that there has been this massive uptick in civilian deaths. It's just that there has been this massive uptick in scrutiny and protests.

  3. John Ing:

    The much beleaguered energy group on the heels of the Talisman takeover is drawing attention to the undervalued nature of the oil patch and so you're seeing an uptick of this very sorry group.

  4. Peter Jay Hotez:

    It's going to be a big concern as we go into the warmer spring and summer months, when we start seeing a large uptick in the Aedes aegypti (that carries Zika) on the Gulf Coast, we could see an uptick in Zika ... and if we start seeing a large number of Zika cases, the prediction would be that we would start to see Guillain-Barre and microcephaly.

  5. Trey Parker:

    Regardless of whether or not we see an uptick in the default rate in energy loans, energy credit is only 3.5% to 4% of the overall loan market, so even if you had a 25% default rate in all energy loans, it would only be about a 1% uptick in the overall loan market default rate, we believe the loan and high-yield markets have already priced in a lot of the defaults in the energy space.

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