The Alphas

The Alphas
Noun – m (plural of Alpha)

  1. The first letter of the Greek Alphabet (A, α), transliterated as ‘a.’
  2. Alpha (α), used in finance as a measure of the performance, is the excess return of an investment relative to the return of a benchmark index. An alpha of 1% means the investment’s return on investment over a selected period of time was 1% better than the market during that same period.
  3. Having the highest rank in a dominance hierarchy: the alpha male/female of an animal pack.

Use it in a sentence:
“All those boys at Opifex are great, the best field team in the industry, they take great care of us… A real pack of Alphas” – Customers
“The Opifex management team knows how to drive Alpha on their investments” – Investors