In more practical terms, investors also fault small-cap
stocks for incurring higher trading costs, greater inherent volatility of returns and, for active strategies, higher management fees.
5 percent per 12-month period, small-cap
stocks returned an average of 16.
There were 43 ETFs targeting the small-cap
sector at the end of May, according to Investment Company Institute data, compared with 40 focused on mid-cap stocks, 64 on large caps, and 19 "total market" funds.
dollar and the direction of interest rates have each proved poor indicators of small-cap
Most importantly, it is critical that small-cap
IROs [investor relations officers] understand the universe of small-cap
investors and their investment criteria.
It looks like 1999 will be yet another disappointment for small-cap
aficionados, as a robust economy with little inflation fuels the fast-rising earnings of large-caps, making them hard to beat--especially in recent months.
Investors see that small-cap
prices are falling, compared with the growth in large-caps, and start pulling their money out and putting them into big stocks.
company that manufactures a private label brand may be forced to lower its price to meet that of its competition.
Below we will share with you 5 top rated small-cap
Paul is the fund manager and he has managed this small-cap
fund since 2002.
Russell offers the first truly global small-cap
benchmarks for institutional investors.
The 2007 Small Cap Stock Expo includes a formal presentation to attendees, an exhibit space for one-on-one focus and demonstration; and an exclusive interview with MoneyTV, an interactive news source for small-cap
companies broadcast on cable television, the Internet at www.