What does underperform mean?

Definitions for underperformˌʌn dər pərˈfɔrm

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. underachieve, underperform(verb)

    perform less well or with less success than expected

    "John consistently underachieves, although he is very able"; "My stocks underperformed last year"

  2. underperform(verb)

    perform too rarely

    "Her plays are underperformed, although they are very good"


  1. underperform(Verb)

    To underachieve, to not reach standards or expectations, especially with respect to a financial investment.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underperform in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underperform in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Norman Levine:

    We think the headwinds for Canadian banks are such that they will underperform.

  2. Garrett Nelson:

    The companies that are more highly levered have underperformed and should continue to underperform.

  3. Marion Jansen:

    Indonesia is surprising, it's one of the few countries where even large firms underperform in the use of email.

  4. Gian Fulgoni:

    Fairly early on it became clear that desktop e-commerce would likely underperform our expectations while mobile commerce was poised to over perform.

  5. Jon Kafton:

    Humans consistently underperform because they have emotional interference. Algo trading formalizes your strategy upfront and sets clear boundaries on your risk exposure.

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