Tag: Russell 2000

3 Small-Cap Stocks With 5%+ Dividend Yields

3 Small-Cap Stocks With 5%+ Dividend Yields

| September 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Russell 2000 Index holds approximately 2,000 small-cap stocks. The Russell 2000 Index focuses on the smallest companies in the Russell 3000 Index, and therefore the Russell 2000 Index is viewed as a benchmark for small-cap stocks. Small-cap stocks often do not pay dividends to shareholders, and if they do, usually have low dividend yields. Small companies need to […]

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10 Small-Caps Leading The Market Rebound

10 Small-Caps Leading The Market Rebound

The less Donald Trump speaks about trade war, the more investors bid up stocks Stocks blitzed higher Monday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average back up and over its 50-day moving average, as investors continue to respond to Friday’s “Goldilocks” payroll report. Job gains came in stronger than expected. The unemployment rate rose, however, as workers reentered […]

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Why These 2 “Laggards” Need To Be In Your Portfolio

Why These 2 “Laggards” Need To Be In Your Portfolio

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you believe in the power of positivity? If so, roll up to Wall Street… because it’s abundant. According to the Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism index, investor optimism is at its second-highest level. The survey of 1,015 Americans with $10,000 to spend outside of their retirement funds recently hit 140 points – just […]

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Small-Cap’s Road Back To Normal

Small-Cap’s Road Back To Normal

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Portfolio Manager Chuck Royce (CR) and Co-CIO Francis Gannon (FG) look at both 2Q17 and the year’s first half and see a consolidating asset class ready to make its next move up. What is your take on small-caps in the first half of 2017? Were you surprised that growth outpaced value? CR Coming into this year, we absolutely […]

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3 Dramatic Reversals In The Small-Cap Market

3 Dramatic Reversals In The Small-Cap Market

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Co-CIO Francis Gannon discusses the dramatic reversals in the small-cap asset class and how they could impact 2017. The small-cap market saw three major reversals last year, in what was a very dramatic year within the small-cap asset class. We had the completion of a bear market in February, the lows of the market in […]

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Is Small Cap Strength Sustainable?

Is Small Cap Strength Sustainable?

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Small caps have surged since Election Day. As shown in Figure 1, the small cap Russell 2000 Index has outperformed the large cap S&P 500 by 8.1% since November 8, 2016. The relative strength has been driven by several election-related factors, including prospects for corporate tax reform, deregulation, and President-elect Donald Trump’s efforts to encourage […]

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Small Caps Up 10 Days In A Row—Too Late To Buy?

Small Caps Up 10 Days In A Row—Too Late To Buy?

| November 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Small caps have been on fire, as the Russell 2000 has been up 10 consecutive days for the first time since March 2013. As we noted in our Weekly Market Commentary: “What A Week,” small caps could be one of the groups to benefit from a Trump presidency, due to easier credit standards and their […]

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Find More Of The Best Penny Stocks In 2016

Find More Of The Best Penny Stocks In 2016

| January 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

Want to find more of the best penny stocks in 2016? Be very, very picky.  This is a time to be selective, to be demanding, and to ignore penny stocks where a lot of different things have to go right in order to make money. 2016 will be a year when you can expect things […]

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China’s Plummeting… Is It Time To Sell Stock?

China’s Plummeting… Is It Time To Sell Stock?

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chinese Stocks Plummet – Should We Sell Stocks Too? It’s ugly out there.  You can’t go three minutes without seeing news on the plummeting market in China.  Everyone’s asking… is now the time to sell stocks? I’ll give you the answer in just a moment… but first… how bad is it in China? China’s U-G-L-Y! […]

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Second Half 2015 Penny Stock Predictions

Second Half 2015 Penny Stock Predictions

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

How’s The Second Half Of 2015 Shaping Up? Today is the last day of June.  But you know that. As the calendar turns, we move into the second half of the year… and this gives us a moment to reflect on what has been… and what will be. When I look back on the first […]

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Penny Stock Mutual Funds – Love Or Hate?

Penny Stock Mutual Funds – Love Or Hate?

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Do You Hate Penny Stock Mutual Funds? You Should.  Here’s Why…  Welcome back everyone.  I hope you had the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Memorial Day Weekend. I took the family up north to the cabin.  Flagstaff, Arizona is a wonderful retreat, away from the heat of the desert. Clean air, the fresh smell of […]

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