Mid-Caps With Muscle
There is nothing middling about mid-cap stocks, according to a recent report by Fidelity. They offer better growth opportunities than large caps and less volatility -- and less risk -- than do small-caps. In fact, as Fidelity reports, mid-cap stocks outperformed large- and small-caps for preceding three-, five-, 10-, 15- and 20-year periods, including on a risk-adjusted basis.
Further, mid-caps -- those with $1 billion to $10 billion in market capitalization -- are likely to continue to outperform. Fidelity notes that this is partly because the rise in these stock prices is being driven by earnings growth, and not increases in multiples or a general rise in stock prices....436 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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