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Mid-Cap

Describing a publicly-traded company with medium amount in market capitalization. In general, a mid-cap company has a market capitalization of between $2 billion and $10 billion, but there is no hard-and-fast rule. Some brokerages or exchanges have slightly different definitions of mid-cap. Some indexes track mid-cap companies, as do some exchange traded funds. See also: High-cap, Low-cap.

mid-cap

1. Of or relating to the common stock of a company with a middle level of market capitalization, usually within the range of $2 billion to $10 billion, although the cutoff points are fuzzy on both ends.
2. Of or relating to a mutual fund that holds mostly mid-cap stocks.
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Smallcap and midcap stocks, which in previous sessions had bucked a weak trend, saw a huge sell- off with their indices falling over three per cent each.
CHICAGO: Like the middle children they are, midcap stocks are often outshined by their mega-cap brethren.
Valuations are more attractive and opportunities are bigger" in midcap stocks, he said.
This is the second annual Global Services Growth Stock Conference hosted by William Blair & Company, a global investment firm that provides high-quality, in-depth research on growth companies, with a focus on small- and midcap stocks.
It just follows the top 400 Midcap stocks in the S&P 500 index.
A wide range of small cap and midcap stocks came under selling pressure from the outset of trading, following recent strong gains in the market.
After a lacklustre opening to the week, the FTSE 100 pushed higher in afternoon trading, supported by reassuring corporate figures and some take over activity in UK midcap stocks.
Midcap stocks, which have faced the brunt of the recent selloff in Indian equities, also staged a comeback with auto ancillary firm Bharat Forge jumping 16.
The Sebi action follows reports published by M AIL T ODAY quoting Intelligence Bureau ( IB) findings that mentioned how a group of rogue elements led by banned broker Ketan Parekh are still active in the market and rigging prices of select midcap stocks through front companies and in connivance with unscrupulous promoters.
Before Standard & Poor's MidCap Index, investors rarely talked about MidCap Stocks," said David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee at Standard & Poor's.
You'll note that our list includes a number of funds that invest in small- and midcap stocks.
With midcap stocks providing some of the best performance relative to the other cap categories over the 5-, 10-, 20-, and 30-year time horizons, we wanted to provide our clients expanded access to this asset class," added Ms.