The MSCI US IMI Real Estate 25/50 Index is designed to measure the performance of the large-, mid- and small-capitalization
segments of the US equity universe that are classified in the real estate sector as per the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
For example, within stocks, a truly diversified portfolio would likely include commitments to large, mid, and small-capitalization
stocks, international stocks and a mix of growth and value stocks.
'We continue to like Asian small-capitalization
stocks as they are particularly exposed to the solid growth potential we expect from this region over the long term.
GSD seeks to provide exposure to dividend-paying small-capitalization
companies in the U.S., developed and emerging markets.
Northern Trust Asset Management launched a fund for institutional investors that encompasses quality small-capitalization
stocks across global developed equity markets.
Not only are small-capitalization
companies small, they are different: They often exist in industries that are more cyclical-industrials and materials, for instance-while large-cap businesses, such as health care or consumer staples, tend to be more defensive.
Standard & Poor's Composite 1500 index, a measure of large-, mid- and small-capitalization
stocks, showed a price gain of 13.7% for 2012.
Historically, what you found is that you've been able to get a premium from an investment standpoint if you had exposure to small-capitalization
stocks and value stocks.
Miami, FL, November 08, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Fund will be making private equity investments in strong, growth oriented small-capitalization
businesses located throughout North America and Europe.
The Russell 2000 small-capitalization
index was on track to finish at its highest close of the year.
But he said Hodges also likes small-capitalization
energy companies, including Brigham Exploration, up 30 percent so far for the quarter.