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- December 12, 2020 07:28 AM EST | Kunal Sawhney
Summary Biotech and pharma firms are making news, led by a drug regulatory approvals or denials and research partnerships with big companies, resulting in an overnight stock surge or plunge. vTv Therapeutics’ parent company MacAndrews &am...Read More...
13 Smallcap Stocks That Defied All Odds In 2020
- December 08, 2020 11:49 AM EST | Team Kalkine Media
Summary Investors are always on the lookout for smallcap stocks with sound fundamentals and solid growth charts. However, the year 2020 was a difficult time for most smallcap companies as they struggled with the pandemic. We explore 13 small c...Read More...
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- November 05, 2020 06:03 AM EST | Kunal Sawhney
Summary Sienna Senior Living Inc. pays a cash dividend of C$ 0.936 per common share on an annualized basis. Its current dividend yield stands at 7.946 per cent. Sienna’s stock has increased by 14.81 per cent in the last three months. Med...Read More...
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- August 24, 2020 08:39 PM EDT | Team Kalkine Media
(Featured Image courtesy: Pixabay) Summary The COVID-19 pandemic has played havoc in stock markets in 2020. After witnessing steep lows in March, the market is now slowly recovering. Shares of Bombardier (TSX: BBD), HEXO (TSX: HEXO), and Jagu...Read More...
4 Hot COVID-19 Stocks From Health Care Sector: WELL Health, Viemed, StageZero & Akumin
- August 20, 2020 12:49 AM EDT | Team Kalkine Media
Summary The Canadian healthcare space is ripe for disruption as the industry continues to struggle with operational challenges and low technology solutions. However, under pressure from an unprecedented pandemic, the health care segment is rapi...Read More...
Early-stage equity: Here are 5 new entrants on TSX Venture
- July 07, 2020 12:00 PM EDT | Team Kalkine Media
As the Canadian economy fights slump following the business impact of coronavirus pandemic, investors have been trying to size up potential companies in their initial stages of growth. Investing smartly in such early stages can provide remarkable r...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.