Investing in Small, Mid and Large-Cap Stocks

Understanding the basics about small, mid and large sized equities will help you make better investment decisions and work towards reaching your financial goals

Morningstar News Team 14 April, 2015 | 9:26AM
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Not all equity investments are equal. That is certainly the case when it comes to investing in the shares of small, medium and large companies.

Investing in the shares of small companies offers a risk return profile vastly different to that of medium sized companies, and the largest of equities.

Investors may be drawn to small cap stocks for their attractive growth prospects, mid-sized companies because of their ability to innovate and large companies, also known as megacaps, because of the attractive dividend supported by economies of scale and a globally diverse revenue stream

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Apple Inc148.69 USD0.00Rating
Artemis UK Smaller Companies R Acc19.91 GBP-0.29Rating
Barclays PLC198.86 GBP0.00Rating
BP PLC355.00 GBP0.00Rating
Jupiter UK Mid Cap L GBP Acc5.49 GBP0.10Rating
Jupiter UK Smaller Companies L GBP Acc6.90 GBP0.00Rating

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