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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For the small capitalization funds, the average monthly risk-adjusted returns per quarter for the active and passive indices were 0.511 percent and 0.448 percent, respectively.
[Hypothesis.sub.1]: The average monthly risk-adjusted return per quarter for a passive small capitalization fund is different from that of an active small capitalization fund.