overinflated

Definition

A condition in which a price or value is greater than the intrinsic value. The stated earnings of a company could be overinflated on the company's books, which makes performance look better than it actually is. Investors should watch for overinflated data when researching securities.

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The price was overinflated and I knew steps needed to be taken to fix what was going on and quickly.

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The overinflated stock was achieving higher than expected share prices so far this year due to the one invention they sold recently.

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The product price was seriously overinflated, but with sales still skyrocketing, nobody was making any calls for a cutback in pricing.

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