Tag: small-cap companies

7 A-Rated Stocks To Buy Under $10

7 A-Rated Stocks To Buy Under $10

These stocks are low-priced, top quality choices for growth We hear a lot about the major averages on a day-to-day basis. But what we don’t hear about nearly as much are the low-priced stocks and the small-cap stocks to buy that are primed to do well in this kind of market. Assuming all works out […]

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Six Small-Cap Points For 2017 And Beyond

Six Small-Cap Points For 2017 And Beyond

| January 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Co-CIO Francis Gannon on what worked best in small-cap in 2017 and what investors should be looking at as we enter the post-tax-reform world. 4Q17 Gave Us More of the Same… In 2017’s final quarter, the U.S. markets extended the performance pattern that characterized the first three quarters of the year: Small-cap growth beat value, large-cap beat small-cap, and […]

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Will Tax Cuts Yield A Small-Cap Windfall?

Will Tax Cuts Yield A Small-Cap Windfall?

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Congress is getting down to tax reform, and at first blush, smaller companies seem poised for a windfall. But tax cuts shouldn’t anchor a broad-brush investing strategy. Instead, focus on individual company fundamentals—and the less obvious effects of the evolving legislation. Sentiment toward smaller stocks has been fickle. After last year’s elections, expectations that the Trump […]

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Is Policy Skepticism Creating A Small Cap Opportunity?

Is Policy Skepticism Creating A Small Cap Opportunity?

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Key Takeaways We believe small caps are becoming an increasingly attractive tactical opportunity amid policy skepticism in Washington, D.C. Loss of confidence in policymakers’ ability to achieve tax reform has created an opportunity in small caps, in our view, should a tax deal be reached in Washington, D.C. The potential for the U.S. dollar to […]

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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 ETFs To Buy For Scorching Small-Cap Gains

3 ETFs To Buy For Scorching Small-Cap Gains

These ETFs help investors take advantage of developed and emerging markets with small cap stocks At this point in 2017, one of the prominent themes regarding U.S. stocks is the laggard status of small caps. For example, the Russell 2000 Index, one of the most widely used gauges of U.S. small-cap stocks, is up a scant […]

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A Small-Cap Pause That Refreshes?

A Small-Cap Pause That Refreshes?

| April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Co-CIO Francis Gannon analyzes the cross-currents and reversals in 1Q17 and details why the small-cap rally has room to run. Observations on a Curious Quarter 2016’s Reversals Reversed Stocks saw reversals in leadership based on market capitalization, style, and sector in 1Q17. Large-caps outpaced small-caps, growth beat value, and healthcare stocks shook off a weak […]

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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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