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10 Apr 2024

US smallcap stocks now account for less than 4% of the entire US equity market.

They now reflect the same percentage of the market as 1930 before the Great Depression. As AI-hype as spreads, small cap stocks have significantly underperformed large caps. Currently, more than one-third of the Russell 2000 index has negative earnings, down from ~45% in 2020. Small-cap stocks are now hated more than ever. Source: The Kobeissi Letter

27 Mar 2024

A contrarian idea on us small caps?

=> FUNDSTRAT: “.. Our top idea for 2024 is small-caps, where we see at least 50% upside .. Russell 2000 companies are set to grow .. faster than the $SPX .. Valuations are far more attractive .. when CEO confidence recovers, we also see the low valuations as setting the stage for synergistic M&A ..” Source: Carl Quintanilla, Fund strat

26 Feb 2024

Despite the surge in market-cap indices, small-cap stocks remain deeply entrenched in a bear market, now down 27% from their recent peak.

Source: Bloomberg, Tavi Costa

7 Feb 2024

Market mood

Source: hedgeye


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