U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Stocks Can Bring Strong Upside for Well-Managed Risk

Institutional investors can use the iShares Russell Mid-Cap Growth ETF (IWP) to gain cost-effective, diversified exposure to U.S. growth mid-caps.



While U.S. mid-capitalization stocks often exhibit more volatility than the larger blue chips and tech titans that dominate the financial news, they can offer less exposure to portfolio volatility than small-cap stocks typically carry. Most mid-cap stocks don’t offer the attractive dividends that are commonplace with larger companies, but funds with strong holdings of the larger mid-caps (companies with market capitalizations of $6 billion to $10 billion) can include exposure to more dividend-paying stocks that offer income akin to blue chip stocks even though they haven’t quite...

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