In The Penalty Box

What is ‘In The Penalty Box’

A phrase referring to a company whose stock has plummeted with no rebound in sight. A company in the penalty box is often one that has received some bad news, ensuring the future lethargy of its stock. An example of this is a drug company with a key drug that doesn’t get FDA approval. These types of companies will often stay in the penalty box for a long period of time.

Explaining ‘In The Penalty Box’

Further Reading

  • Financial incentives to improve quality: skating to the puck or avoiding the penalty box? – [PDF]
  • Dueling in the penalty box: evidence-based recommendations on how shooters and goalkeepers can win penalty shootouts in soccer – [PDF]
  • Putting Canada in the penalty box: Trade and welfare effects of eliminating North American Free Trade Agreement – [PDF]
  • The dynamic of financial development, imports, foreign direct investment and economic growth: cointegration and causality analysis in Pakistan – [PDF]
  • Crime in the classroom: An economic analysis of undergraduate student cheating behavior – [PDF]
  • A macroprudential approach to financial regulation – [PDF]
  • Behavioral rationality in finance: The case of dividends – [PDF]
  • The relationship between economic development and business ownership revisited – [PDF]
  • Punishment diminishes the benefits of network reciprocity in social dilemma experiments – [PDF]