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Tue, 05 Jun 2018
21:16:09 +0000
Small-Cap ETFs’ Time to Shine
The S&P SmallCap 600 Index has outperformed the benchmark S&P 500 Index of large-cap companies by 9.5% from February through May, marking an outperformance at the three-month premium level last seen since May 2002, according to a S&P Dow Jones Indices note. The SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (SLY), iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (IJR) and Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF (VIOO) , which all track the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, have increased 10.4% over the past three months, whereas the S&P 500 gained 2.6%. Jodie Gunzberg, Managing Director, Head of U.S. Equities, S&P Dow Jones Indices, pointed to a number of supporting factors that have helped small-caps outperform and may continue to bolster this market category ahead.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018
13:48:18 +0000
Buy These 7 Small-Cap Stocks for Their Emerging Opportunities
Both the Russell 2000 and S&P 600 indices hit all-time highs last week as investors continued to jump on the small-cap bandwagon. Can anything stop small-cap stocks from moving higher over the remainder of 2018? A recession would halt them in their tracks, but barring the unthinkable, you might want to consider selling some of your large-cap holdings for small-cap stocks or exchange-traded funds because they’re hotter than a pistol.
Tue, 22 May 2018
16:19:44 +0000
Small-Cap Party Could be Just Starting
There is no doubt about it: small-cap stocks and the related exchange traded funds are in rally mode. The iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEArca: IWM), which tracks the benchmark Russell 2000 Index, is up ...
Mon, 14 May 2018
20:47:00 +0000
Energy ETFs Break Out on Higher Oil Prices
Energy stocks are finding new life as oil prices climb and climb. Shares have been dead money for a while and seemed totally disconnected from crude prices, but investors have since come around. In a scan of more than 2,100 ETFs that closed last week at new highs relative to the MSCI All-Country World Index, energy ETFs "dominate" both on an absolute and relative basis, as Ned Davis Research Group's ETF strategist Will Geisdorf wrote in a report published Monday.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018
14:03:02 +0000
U.S. Equity Tops Last Week's Asset Flow
The lure for U.S. equity ETFs returned with the record amount of inflows last week.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018
20:12:33 +0000
Analyzing Flotek Industries’ 4Q17 Performance by Segment
SLCA, FTK, and SPN: Did 4Q17 Earnings Impress Investors?
Tue, 20 Feb 2018
21:42:13 +0000
Rising Interest Rates Does Not Spell Doom for Stock ETFs
The Federal Reserve typically hikes interest rates to obviate an overheating economy during the later stages of an economic cycle, typically foreshadowing the eventual end of a bull market. Nevertheless, ...
Mon, 05 Feb 2018
14:02:55 +0000
Behind MiMedx Group’s Recent Financial Performance
Why Investors Are Eyeing MiMedx Group Today
Thu, 01 Feb 2018
17:29:05 +0000
How to Cash In on Corporate Tax Cuts
Investors can expect higher earnings and more generous dividends.
Thu, 25 Jan 2018
11:00:00 +0000
Top 3 Small-Cap ETFs for 2018
There's a case to be made that small-cap ETFs will outperform in the months ahead. Here are a few to consider.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018
16:37:40 +0000
Analysts’ Ratings for Nektar Therapeutics in January 2018
A Look at Nektar Therapeutics' Revenue Drivers in 2018Company overview
Wed, 11 Oct 2017
12:30:00 +0000
Small-Cap ETFs: Better Late Than Never?
Small-cap stocks and ETFs are on a tear, but there are macro issues that could limit near-term upside.
Fri, 29 Sep 2017
20:00:00 +0000
Active Funds Suddenly Outperforming
The latest SPIVA scorecard shows a large uptick in the number of actively managed funds that are outperforming their benchmarks.
Mon, 25 Sep 2017
15:00:00 +0000
A Big Battle Among Small-Cap ETFs
One small-cap ETF has been king for a while, but the race for the crown is heating up.
Mon, 11 Sep 2017
21:28:36 +0000
Least Popular ETFs Of The Year
It may be surprising to hear that in a year in which ETFs are shattering all sorts of records with regard to the amount of money they are taking in, the world's largest exchange-traded fund isn't participating in the bonanza. That's right; the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), the $242 billion behemoth, has actually had net outflows this year to the tune of $4.2 billion.
Mon, 04 Sep 2017
11:37:21 +0000
Baxdela Is Expected to Boost Ligand Pharmaceuticals’ Revenues
On June 19, 2017, Melinta Therapeutics announced that its drug, Baxdela, had secured regulatory approval from the FDA as a treatment option for adult patients suffering from acute bacterial skin and skin ...
Fri, 01 Sep 2017
14:36:19 +0000
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Projects Higher Average Royalty Rate for Promacta
Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) receives royalties from Novartis on Promacta’s sales according to a tiered annual payment structure.
Wed, 30 Aug 2017
11:38:05 +0000
Analysts’ Recommendations for Ligand Pharmaceuticals and Peers in 2017
In 2Q17, Ligand Pharmaceuticals (LGND) reported revenues of ~$28.0 million, representing year-over-year growth of ~43.4%. LGND received ~$14.2 million in royalties, a year-over-year rise of 45.7%.
Mon, 28 Aug 2017
16:07:12 +0000
Signs Of A Return To Small-Cap ETFs
One of the most vexing scenarios facing investors this year has been the ongoing disappointment delivered by U.S. small-caps and the corresponding exchange-traded funds. For instance, the iShares Russell ...



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