Top 5 FTSE small-cap shares of 2021

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Highlights

  • Lots of UK small-cap stocks have averaged strong returns over the year.
  • A small-cap stock is generally defined as a company having a market capitalization between £300 million to £2 billion.

Small-cap stocks are low market cap stocks with much lower prices than the blue-chips; however, there are many such stocks that have averaged strong returns over the years.

A small-cap stock is generally defined as a company having a market capitalization between £300 million to £2 billion.

Let us take a look at the 5 highest performing small-cap stocks of 2021 on the LSE:

  1. Argo Blockchain PLC (LON: ARB)

Main market-listed firm Argo Blockchain is a UK-based crypto mining company.

The company mined 185 BTC in November 2021, compared to 167 BTC in October. Thus, Argo’s total BTC mined on a year-to-date basis as per its November operation update stands at 1,831 BTC

The company has a market cap of £472.76 million and has given a return of 185.85 per cent in one year as of 30 December.

  1. Reach Plc (LON: RCH)

FTSE 250 index listed firm Reach is a UK based newspaper, magazine, and digital publishing company.

The company’s revenue rose by 1.2 per cent year-on-year, in its trading update between 28 June to 21 November 2021, on a like for like basis. During the period, digital revenue increased by 17.2 per cent year-on-year, on a like for like basis.

The company has a market cap of £825.71 million and has given a return of 89.20 per cent in one-year as of 30 December.

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  1. Kin and Carta PLC (LON: KCT)

Kin and Carta is an IT service management company and is a part of the FTSE All-Share index.

The group adjusted Net revenue (from Continuing Operations), for the year ended 31 July 2021, stood at £141.4 million, compared to £125.7 million in the year before.

During the period, its adjusted profit before tax (from Continuing Operations) was at £13.0 million, up from £8.1 million in the previous year.

The company has a market cap of £ 508.73 million and has given a return of 117.65 per cent in one-year as of 30 December

  1. Victoria PLC (LON: VCP)

FTSE AIM 100 index listed firm Victoria is a flooring product manufacturing company.

The company H1 2022 revenue (continuing operations) was at £489.0 million, up from £305.5 million in H1 2021.

Its H1 2022 underlying EBITDA (continuing operations) was at £84.5 million, compared to £52.4 million

The company has a market cap of £1,390.22 million and has given a return of 90.28 per cent in one-year as of 30 December

  1. MaxCyte Inc (LON: MXCT)

MaxCyte is a commercial cell-engineering company focused on cell-based research and other areas. It is a part of the FTSE AIM 100 index.

The company’s Q3 total revenue, for the quarter ended 30 September 2021, was at US$ 10.1 million, increasing by 50 per cent from the year before.

The company has a market cap of £778.36 million and has given a return of 38.68 per cent in one-year as of 30 December.



 

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