single-digit midget
n. A company with a stock price below 10 dollars.

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"The upshot is that investors are 'shooting the wounded,' dumping their holdings in former high fliers, including eToys and CDnow, and turning them into 'single-digit midgets,' Silicon Valley parlance for companies with droopy share prices."
—Brad Stone, "Dot-Coms Over a Barrel," Newsweek, April 3, 2000

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