Ankle biter


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Ankle biter

Stock issued with a market capitalization of less than $500 million.

Ankle Biter

Informal for small-cap. Describing a publicly-traded company with a low amount of market capitalization. In general, a small-cap company has a market capitalization 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. Some indexes track ankle biter companies, as do some exchange traded funds.
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