Rather, it looks like the stock of a company that hit a bit of rough weather and is riding out the storm.
Ronald Reagan did an excellent job of riding out a monster recession, which was popularly known as “the Carter recession.”
Lieutenant Andrews was thrown when riding out from Lisbon with a despatch last night, and broke a leg.
“I met her riding out the road this forenoon,” explained the ranchman.
Leaving there for home,201 we came again to the house of one Fredrick Pieters, where we had stopped in riding out.
On riding out, I had not thought of such a thing, and I began to anticipate some trouble.
The Squire talked of riding out; Whitney said he would go with him: Tod seemed undecided what he should do.
It was Cheschapah riding out into the water, and with him Two Whistles.
Therefore I was guided mainly by the sound of guns and trumpets, in riding out of the narrow ways, and into the open marshes.
She pictured him riding out the Bellefontaine Road that afternoon, alone.
Old English ridan "sit or be carried on" (as on horseback), "move forward; rock; float, sail" (class I strong verb; past tense rad, past participle riden), from Proto-Germanic *ridanan (cf. Old Norse riða, Old Saxon ridan, Old Frisian rida "to ride," Middle Dutch riden, Dutch rijden, Old High Germn ritan, German reiten), from PIE *reidh- "to ride" (cf. Old Irish riadaim "I travel," Old Gaulish reda "chariot").
Meaning "heckle" is from 1912; that of "have sex with (a woman)" is from mid-13c.; that of "dominate cruelly" is from 1580s. To ride out "endure (a storm, etc.) without great damage" is from 1520s. To ride shotgun is 1963, from Old West stagecoach custom in the movies. To ride shank's mare "walk" is from 1846 (see shank (n.)).
1759, "journey on the back of a horse or in a vehicle," from ride (v.); slang meaning "a motor vehicle" is recorded from 1930; sense of "amusement park device" is from 1934. Meaning "act of sexual intercourse" is from 1937. To take (someone) for a ride "tease, mislead, cheat," is first attested 1925, American English, possibly from underworld sense of "take on a car trip with intent to kill" (1927). Phrase go along for the ride in the figurative sense "join in passively" is from 1956. A ride cymbal (1956) is used by jazz drummers for keeping up continuous rhythm, as opposed to a crash cymbal (ride as "rhythm" in jazz slang is recorded from 1936).