Small cap Archive

Aug 22, 2019
OTCQX Video Series: Corvus Gold
This video interview is with Jeff Pontius of Corvus Gold, discussing the company’s inclusion in the OTCQX Best 50 and providing an update on the company’s outlook for 2019.  This content is provided by OTC Markets and did not involve IR Magazine journalist...
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Aug 14, 2019
Small caps under pressure in current market
Although recent market upheavals blur the picture, markets were mostly upbeat in the second quarter of 2019. Small caps have been under pressure however, with the benchmark Russell 2000 index of small companies underperforming the S&P 500, the Dow Jones and Nasdaq. That said, on a year-to-date basis, the benchmark Russell 2000 index is up nearly 17 percent, though it remains more than 8 percent below the record highs it reached in August 2018. Margin pres...
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Aug 02, 2019
Beware of recent big IPOs, caution fund managers
Most of this year’s big name IPOs will have lost investors money within the next five years, predicts Dutch-based global small-cap investment specialist SilverCross. There have been a flurry of major-name companies with big floats this year, including Uber’s mammoth $82 bn listing and Beyond Meat’s sizzling IPO, which has proved to be the best performing flotation of the year, as well as WeWork, setting up for a big September IPO – in what has amounted to th...
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Jul 16, 2019
Hermes: Industry ESG scores for small and mid-cap companies can be misleading
As the integration of ESG factors into investment decision-making becomes increasingly mainstream, over-reliance on simple answers and third-party industry data, rather than assessing complexities and directly engaging with companies, could lead to smaller companies being unfairly penalized by investors on the basis of partially informed ESG criteria.  The disparity between larger and smaller companies’ disclosure of basic ESG metrics is striking and, even in dev...
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Jul 02, 2019
Executive orders, short-selling and healthy coverage: Inside IR at AIXTRON
Herzogenrath, Germany-headquartered AIXTRON might be a small-cap company specializing in something that sounds – and is – very technical (metalorganic chemical vapor deposition equipment), but the firm supplies technology to clients in the semiconductor industry and is a world leader in its field.  As such, the company has research labs and branch offices in China, the UK, Sweden ...
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