Mid- and small-cap funds
are also known as emerging opportunities or emerging businesses funds.
0%) small-cap funds
maintained a top-half ranking over five consecutive 12-month periods.
com for growth mutual funds that have performed consistently during the last five years and small-cap funds
that have strong managers with track records of picking young companies with great potential.
The money going into small-cap funds
sank from $24 billion in 1997 to $3.
Our ability to recommend which stocks to sell short is based on years of research managing large-cap and small-cap funds
," Zhang said.
Year-to-date through September, indices lead actively managed large-cap and small-cap funds
The companies in small-cap funds
aren't quite as risky as micro-caps because small-caps can own companies with market caps of up to $1 billion.
Last year, Vanguard added three new index funds: Two small-cap funds
and one mid-cap mutual fund.
The report noted that small-cap funds
ranked third in popularity among executives with 10.
7% of small-cap funds
repeated their top quartile performance over the same period.
large-cap stock funds, 25 percent in international and the rest in small-cap funds
However, the year's end rewarded patient investors, as small-cap funds
came back fighting, up nearly 12.