small-cap

[smawl-kap]
adjective
designating a company, or a mutual fund that invests in companies, with a market capitalization of under $1 billion: considered to have more growth potential and higher investment risk.
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small capital

noun
a capital letter of a particular font, the same height as the x-high letters.
Also called small cap.


Origin:
1760–70

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small capital
 
n
a letter having the form of an upper-case letter but the same height as a lower-case letter

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Main Entry:  small-cap
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  pertaining to a company with relatively low stock market capitalization; also the stock of such a company
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Example sentences
If you don't want to play the game yourself, there are dozens of mutual funds specializing in undervalued small-cap companies.
The second finds opportunities in small-cap and mid-cap companies off the beaten path.
The fund ranks first among all small-cap value funds the past decade.
Small-cap stocks are generally more volatile than large-cap stocks.
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