Mid Cap Growth

Why invest in Mid Cap Growth

Mid Cap sector covers companies with market values between $2 billion and $10 billion that fund managers believe are poised for growth. Growth can be based on a variety of factors, such as revenue or earnings growth. Growth funds are typically focused on generating capital gains rather than income. Mid-cap companies tend to receive less coverage by Wall Street analysts, making them an attractive investment vehicle . They have better operating histories and greater liquidity than small caps.

Key indicators to consider before investing

Top 5 ETF’s  by Market Capitalization 

Name of the Fund Ticker Symbol /Total AUM* Year of Inception Expense Ratio
Vanguard Mid Cap Growth  VOT  07/24/2000  0.08%
iShares Russell MidCap Growth   IWP 07/17/2001  0.25%
iShares Mid Cap400 Growth  IJK  07/24/2000   0.25%
 First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF  FV  03/05/2014  0.89%
PowerShares DWA Momentum ETF PDP  03/01/2007  0.64%

 

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