Smaller Foreign Stocks Are Worth a Look
A good deal hiding in plain sight—it’s not something investors come across every day. Yet our investment team has found that A financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. of smaller foreign companies have tended to deliver stronger returns than those of larger international companies over the last 20 years.
Our research shows that the opportunity for active managers to outperform in the foreign small- and mid-cap arena (s/mid-caps) and the attractive risk-return profile of these stocks over time make this overlooked asset class worth considering for a diversified portfolio.
In this special report, available exclusively from Adviser Investments, you’ll learn why investing in smaller companies based in foreign countries might make sense for you. Among the factors:
- Companies operating at a lower scale tend to be overlooked and under-researched, making them more attractive to active managers
- Evidence shows that even an average foreign s/mid-cap manager could be a better bet than an index fund
- Foreign s/mid-caps pay A cash payment to investors who own stock in the company. more often than U.S. companies, helping them hold up better in A period in which stock prices decline significantly from recent highs and remain below previous high marks for weeks or months. Generally, a decline of at least 20% in stock prices is considered the threshold marking the start of a bear market.
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