Dividend logo

There’s no denying that growth has remained top dog over the last few months as the U.S. and global economies have a turned a corner.

Stocks on the “growthier” side of the equation – from tech to healthcare – have surged more than the broader market since last November. And, lately, a more traditional source of growth has finally caught up to its sector-focused sisters.

We’re talking about small caps.

The smallest stocks have once again regained their place at the top of the growth pile. Several bullish factors have continued to push them forward. Even better is that many of these factors have no end in sight. For investors, the time to flex their small-cap muscle is now.

A Big Switch in August

Historically, small caps have been market leaders over long stretches of time. That relationship switched after the recession, when growth was slowing and investors continued to seek safety in large-cap blue chips. In fact, small caps started to chronically underperform the S&P 500 and the biggest of the big.

To read the Full Story, Go Premium or Log In

Popular Articles

Premium Photodune 514786 stock market diagram xs 300x212
News

The Wrap for February 22: Toned Down Trade Boosts Market

Despite being a shortened week – thanks to the President’s Day holiday – there was plenty of...

Premium Slowing%20earnings%20growth
News

Earnings Aren’t as Good as We Hoped

Given all the volatility that’s hit the market over the last few quarters, the last thing...

Premium Data%20center
News

Technology Giant With Strong Cash Flows Maintains Position on Best Dividend Stocks List

The technology sector is known for its fast growth, disruption and game-changing abilities. The...