Despite recent momentum, the S&P 500 is barely spilling black ink in 2015. And while small-cap stocks are typically a go-to source for outsized gains, “risk-on” hasn’t exactly been the order of the day, with the Russell 2000 faring worse than the broader market at slight losses for the year.
That doesn’t mean all small-cap stocks — which, as a general rule, means stocks with a market capitalization of less than $2 billion — should be shrugged off, though.
In fact, many smaller stocks have incredibly outsized growth on tap — something that’s especially appealing considering the general sideways movement of the market lately.
Let’s take a look at seven small-cap stocks to consider if you want more big-time potential in your portfolio.