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DOC Stock: Should You Invest In Emerging TSX Health Firm CloudMD?
- April 07, 2021 06:31 AM EDT | Team Kalkine Media
Source: S_L, Shutterstock Summary Aspiria serves around 750 organizations with about 1 million students and employees. The move will make CloudMD the fourth largest Employee Assistance Program (EAP) platform in Canada. CloudMD will focus on p...Read More...
3 Rising TSXV Stocks To Invest This Week
- March 23, 2021 01:36 PM EDT | Shreya Biswas
Source: Freedomz, Shutterstock While micro and small-cap companies come with their own set of risks, they often draw the attention of investors with their affordable stock prices. This ridesharing app stock recorded a significant growth o...Read More...
2 TSX Food Stocks To Stock Up This Spring!
- March 18, 2021 09:19 AM EDT | Team Kalkine Media
Source: Rawpixel.com, Shutterstock Summary As businesses return to normalcy, growth is expected in food and beverages sector. The present market conditions can be used as an entry point by the investors. The food and beverage industry is...Read More...
AirBoss of America (TSX:BOS), A Rising SmallCap Basic Material Stock
- March 17, 2021 08:00 AM EDT | Anuj
Source: CMPMLD, Shutterstock Stocks of AirBoss of America Corp (TSX: BOS) soared as much as 24.57 per cent on Tuesday, March 16, as the company announced a positive full-year 2021 outlook. The rubber solution provider expects a record annual organi...Read More...
Seelos (NSEEL) Zooms To The Moon! Why This Stock Is Skyrocketing?
- March 15, 2021 07:20 AM EDT | Ipsita Sarkar
Source: leungchopan, Shutterstock Summary Seelos (NASDAQ:SEEL) stocks jumped 56.25 per cent to US$4.75 at the close on Friday. Analysts had given Seelos a “Buy” rating, and upward of US$14 per share price target. Some 310 million ...Read More...
Canadian Pot Stock (TSX:OGI) Organigram Soars After UK Firm Invests C$221 Mn
- March 11, 2021 03:39 PM EST | Ipsita Sarkar
Source: ShutterstockProfessional ,Shutterstock Summary Organigram shares jump 28 per cent after the deal on Thursday morning. British American Tobacco company to collaborate on next generation cannabis product. Organigram shares gained 2...Read More...
Secure Energy (TSX:SES) Rises On Merger News With Tervita (TSX:TEV)
- March 10, 2021 07:57 AM EST | Anuj
Source: Natee Meepian, Shutterstock Summary Secure Energy stock jumped to a 52-week high on March 9, following a merger announcement with Tervita. Shares of Tervita also improved by 9.72 per cent on the same development yesterday. Both small-c...Read More...
Buy Alert! Laurentian Bank (TSX: LB) Stock Soars On Profit Reports
- March 03, 2021 11:23 AM EST | Anuj
Source: Freedomz, Shutterstock Summary Stocks of Laurentian Bank are flying today after the group reported an attractive profit of 39 per cent year-over-year. The financial stock is up 23 per cent this year, surpassing the sector that has rise...Read More...
Exro Technologies: Should You Buy This TSXV EV Stock?
- March 03, 2021 07:35 AM EST | Anuj
Source: moreimages, Shutterstock Summary Exro stock has plunged over 59 per cent in the last two weeks. However, the electric vehicle parts producer’s stock has rebounded by 1,304 per cent from the COVID-19 led crash. The company ...Read More...
Facedrive & Immunoprecise: 2 TSXV Rising Stars To Buy
- March 01, 2021 09:56 AM EST | Anuj
Source: HNK, Shutterstock Healthcare and software stocks have been attracting investors attention since the pandemic outbreak. Such emerging stocks listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture (TSXV), have especially witnessed a booming grow...Read More...
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it good to buy small stocks?
Risks prevail everywhere — be it large cap blue-chip stocks or small or mid-caps. Small stocks may also be considered emerging stocks. They may, on certain occasions, lead to better gains as compared to large caps. This is because if the company linked to the stock expands its business and market share or the sector in which it operates in shines, the stock may pique the interest of investors. But small stocks may also be comparatively more volatile as compared to large cap stocks. It is always a better idea to know what the company does and what the future prospects are, besides enquiring about competitors, before making any investment decision.
When is a good time to buy small-cap stocks?
For this, the investor must have an eye on how the industry in which the company operates is doing at the moment and what are the prospects for the future. Capital gains accrue with time when they do, and this means what happens in the future with the company and the related industry would likely have an impact on the stock’s price. It might also be good to keep tabs on multi-lateral meetings of countries and also the geopolitical landscape. For example, if world leaders are interested in cutting emissions in the medium-to-long term, it could be the best time to watch small cap renewable energy stocks that may do well in the long run.
Which shares are best for small-cap?
Shares of companies with market capitalization between C$ 300 million and C$ 2 billion are considered small-caps. While talking about the best small-cap stocks, one should know that the stock market is dynamic, and multiple direct and indirect forces can cause fluctuations affecting the performance of any publicly listed stocks. As of writing this, Graphene Manufacturing Group Ltd (TSXV: GMG), Emerita Resources Corp (TSXV: EMO), Journey Energy Inc (TSX: JOY), InPlay Oil Corp (TSX: IPO) and Verde Agritech PLC (TSX: NPK) were some of the top small-cap stocks, with 52-week return exceeding 450 per cent while writing. Investors should note that this can be subject to market change.
How to evaluate best small cap stocks?
Small-cap stocks belong to companies that have a market cap in the range of C$ 300 million to C$ 2 billion, which are commonly startups or fairly newer establishments. While they can be risky due to their smaller market caps, some robust small-cap stocks can bring notable returns if picked carefully. One can evaluate a small-cap stocks by looking for the following: • Businesses working on ideas that can blow up and disrupt an industry, such as untapped technologies, cost-efficient alternatives, etc. • The company’s growth capabilities, present market condition and recent financials. • The stock’s evaluation metrics, such as its price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio.