Small Cap Outlook

It's very important for investors to have exposure to small cap stocks as a part of a diversified portfolio. In general, small caps are riskier than their large cap counterparts. They usually are more volatile and more leveraged; however, with more risk comes the potential for greater returns. Join us as we dive deeper.

About The Speakers

Moustapha Mounah, CFA, ERP
Assistant Portfolio Manager
Research Analyst
Investment Committee Member

Neil Craft
Client Relationship Manager

Price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio): the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).


Typical Allocation Range

Equity: 40% - 70%
Fixed Income: 30% - 60%
Cash: 1% - 15%

Small, mid, and large cap stocks
Benchmark: 25% Russell 1000® Index , 25% Russell 2000® Index and 50% Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate U.S. Intermediate Government/Credit Bond Index

The Balanced strategy has a target range of 40% - 70% in equities, with a mix of small, mid, and large capitalization stocks. We weight the stock exposure toward the most advantageous market capitalizations based on our research.

Sector analysis in an important part of our portfolio management process. Changes in sector weightings are made based on our analysis.

We believe that having the maximum flexibility to follow our research is the key to adding value to our clients' accounts.