Tag: Small cap stocks

5 Small-Cap International Funds You Ignore At Your Own Peril

5 Small-Cap International Funds You Ignore At Your Own Peril

Small-cap international stocks could provide just the boost your portfolio needs. Whether you’re an active investor or swear by index funds, you can’t ignore the long-term outperformance of small-cap firms. This market anomaly has been around since the 1980’s. And it turns out that the small firm return premium carries over into the international stock […]

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7 Small-Cap Dividend ETFs To Buy For Big Income

7 Small-Cap Dividend ETFs To Buy For Big Income

| February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

These small-cap ETFs can deliver big dividends and payout growth For years, many investors did not associate small-cap stocks with dividends. Even today, the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, two of the most widely followed gauges of U.S. smaller companies, yield an average of 1.2% on a trailing 12-month basis. That […]

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10 Risky (But Rewarding) Small-Cap Stocks To Buy Now

10 Risky (But Rewarding) Small-Cap Stocks To Buy Now

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

They may be off-the-radar names, but don’t let their size fool you — their potential growth is huge With the market up 22% up over the course of the past year, led by giants like Amazon.com, Inc.(NASDAQ:AMZN) and Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), investors might fear that a pullback is just around the corner. And maybe one is. If we […]

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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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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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Earnings Could Be Stronger Than Ever; Growth And Small-Caps Time To Shine?

Earnings Could Be Stronger Than Ever; Growth And Small-Caps Time To Shine?

| December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Key Takeaways We forecast 8–10% returns for the S&P 500 in 2018. The S&P 500 is well positioned to generate strong earnings, in our view, thanks to better global growth and potentially lower corporate tax rates. Back to business: fundamentals to drive stock market gains in 2018. With a focus on business fundamentals and the […]

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5 Small-Cap ETFs That Knock Out The Competition

5 Small-Cap ETFs That Knock Out The Competition

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Small-cap ETFs are the best way to take on extra returns When it comes to investing, small-cap stocks beat large caps as the best ETFs to buy. Small caps have outperformed their larger twins for decades. That’s because many small-cap stocks still have plenty of growth in front of them. After all, it’ll take a lot of a […]

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3 Micro Cap Stocks That Are Worth Looking Into

3 Micro Cap Stocks That Are Worth Looking Into

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a long term investor, you need to own every piece of the investment puzzle to be fully diversified. And while investors tilt their asset allocations more towards safer, large cap stocks, there is the need for small cap stocks as well. And part of the small cap stock sector is micro cap stocks. Typically, micro cap […]

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The 3 Best Small-Cap ETFs To Buy Now

The 3 Best Small-Cap ETFs To Buy Now

ETFs that focus on small-cap stocks are a great way to get extra returns When it comes to investing, small — as in small-cap stocks — beats large. When it comes to returns, these minuscule engines of growth have been kicking the pants off of their larger twins for decades. Just check out the work […]

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How Could Small-Caps Surprise?

How Could Small-Caps Surprise?

| August 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

Co-CIO Francis Gannon discusses key topics for small-cap investors, including earnings strength, valuations, and the prospects for increased volatility. What is the current state of small-cap stocks? So it’s been a very interesting, I think, first half year in the small-cap market. We’ve seen various highs in the market. We’ve seen pullbacks in the market. The biggest […]

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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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