Small-Capitalization Fund

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Small-Capitalization Fund

A mutual fund that invests primarily or exclusively in small-capitalization (small-cap) stocks. In general, a small-cap fund invests in companies with market capitalizations of less than $1 billion or $2 billion, but there is no specific definition. Some brokerages or exchanges have slightly different definitions of small-cap. See also: High-cap, Mid-cap.
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Small capitalization funds typically carry additional risks since smaller companies generally have a higher risk of failure.
Small capitalization funds typically carry additional risk since small companies generally have a higher risk of failure.
Mid and small capitalization funds typically carry additional risks since smaller companies generally have a higher risk of failure.
Hodges Capital Management has launched the new fund based on investor demand as many small capitalization funds are closed to new investors.
In the first quarter, small capitalization funds experienced the greatest losses within each style.
Among the core and value styles, large capitalization funds lost the most, while small capitalization funds lost the least.