Small-Caps Outperform in Strong Period for Stocks
Small stocks have taken off recently-and the very smallest have done the best of all.
The Russell Microcap Index gained 4.5% for the month of November, besting the small-cap benchmark Russell 2000’s monthly gain of 4%. Meanwhile both of those indexes handily outperformed the S&P 500’s gain of 3.4% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s of 3.7%
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Russell Microcap Index is a capitalization-weighted index of almost 1,550 small cap and micro cap stocks that captures the smallest 1,000 companies in the Russell 2000, plus 1,000 smaller U.S.-based listed stocks.
Russell 2000 Index is a small-cap stock market index of the bottom 2,000 stocks in the Russell 3000 Index.
S&P 500 Index is an index based on the market capitalizations of 500 large companies having common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ.
Dow Jones Industrial Average measures the stock performance of 30 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States.
Past performance does not guarantee future results.
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