NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Investors dream of owning the coveted the "10-bagger," a term often attributed to investing legend Peter Lynch that describes a 10-fold run-up in a stock. If investing were baseball, the "10-bagger" would be equivalent to the three-run homer, in my opinion.While there are countless examples of stocks running up 10-fold and well beyond, they don't occur often for investors, because it's difficult to hold onto a stock long enough to reap that level of reward. Ten-baggers often take time, and in this era, buy-and-hold investing is frowned upon.
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