Midatech Pharma announced "positive" results from a first in human study of its MTX102 immuno-tolerising vaccine product candidate in diabetes, sending the small-cap stock
higher in early trading.
did July 3, when it analyzed the small-cap stock
. With long-term debt ramped up to $283 million from $212 million and an operating cash to total debt ratio of 9.5%, it's concerned.
The small-cap stock
had outperformed the market over the past one month till 5 August 2010, gaining 15.94% as compared to the Sensex's return of 4.19%.
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Ted Baker added to the positive mood after it said sales rose 12.5% on a year earlier during the two months to December 24.
Large-cap stock spreads are somewhat narrower; small-cap stock
spreads much wider.
Heavyweights First Gulf Bank climbed 2.4 per cent and small-cap stock
Finance House surged 9.7 per cent.
Developments at the small-cap stock
generated the most interest in a quiet session for heavyweight corporate news.
Buying back stock may also help; however, liquidity is a major concern for portfolio managers who worry about their ability to get out of a small-cap stock
One big reason for investing in a small-cap stock
is that most investors are on the lookout for the next great growth company such as Infosys during its early years.
According to Standard & Poor's, the average large-cap stock (as determined by the S&P 500) fell 3.10%, the average mid-cap stock (as determined by the S&P MidCap 400) lost 4.30%, and the average small-cap stock
(as determined by the S&P SmallCap 600) dropped 5.04%.
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