Definitions for "Small-cap Stocks"
Keywords:  billion, cap, otal, fundfacts, comer
Issues with outstanding shares valued at $2 billion or less.
Stocks issued by companies that are valued at less than $1 billion. Small- cap stocks can offer high-growth opportunities, but often pay small dividends or none at all.
Up-and-comer companies that offer big rewards and higher risks. They tend to cost less than mid-caps and have lower liquidity. However, small amounts of media coverage can prompt big gains.