Small-Capitalization Fund

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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which has advised the $2 billion international small-capitalization fund since its inception in 1996.
51% expense ratio of the average small-capitalization fund, according to Lipper (2008).
56% average expense ratio of small-capitalization funds, according to Lipper (2009).
Within each style, small-capitalization funds were down least while large capitalization funds fared the worst.