Definition for : Over-performing

An asset which is "over-Performing" is an asset which behaves better than initially expected. For instance an "over-Performing Share" is a Share which price evolves better than its peer group. A project which is "over-Performing" is a project which is not constructed quicker and/or under-budget, and/or starts generating the cash flows which are higher than anticipated. The opposite of "over-Performing" is "Under-performing".
(See Chapter 18 Risk and return of the Vernimmen)
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