Summary of Small, Mid, and Large-Cap Stocks

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Summary of Small, Mid, and Large-Cap Stocks

Company stock may be grouped by company size. The size of a company plays an important role in investors’ eyes as to how they perceive the stock will perform in different market scenarios. Very often advisors recommend stock based upon a company’s capitalization to customers with different investment objectives.

It is important to know how capitalization has affected stock prices in different economic times. It could help you determine which stocks to add to your portfolio, based upon your investment objectives, time horizon, and risk tolerance.

While doing your research, you should also understand the risks of investing in stocks.

Practical Ideas I Can Start with Today

  • Research stocks that fit my investment goals and risk tolerance. Use this calculator.
  • Identify growth stocks or income stocks that are attractive buys, based on their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Meet with a broker, set up an online brokerage account, or contact a company to begin buying stocks.

What you have learned

  1. What Is Stock Capitalization?
  2. What Are Small-Cap Stocks?
  3. What Are Mid-Cap Stocks?
  4. What Are Large-Cap Stocks?

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