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Best Small Cap Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

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Currently Small Cap Segment is 0.06% year to date.
The weekly change is -0.96%.
The daily change is -0.96%.
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Small Cap ETF Segment in Brief
Year-to-date Small Cap segment is underperforming market by -2.23%.
 Year To Date Performance: 0.06 %
 Weekly Performance: -0.96 %
 Daily Performance: -0.96 %
 Small Cap Segment Short Term Technical Trend Score: 32
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12Stocks.com: Best Performance & Trends Today - Small Cap ETF Segment
Best Small Cap ETFs of the Day - The best performing popular Small Cap ETFs from last trading session:-

iShares Russell 2000 Value Index [-0.35%], iShares Russell 2000 Index [-0.96%], iShares SmallCap 600 [-1.15%], iShares Russell 2000 Growth [-1.56%], iShares Russell Microcap [-1.81%],  View Full List, Charts & More ...

The top 10 best trending popular Small Cap ETFs:-

iShares SmallCap 600 [-1.15%], iShares Russell 2000 Value Index [-0.35%], iShares Russell 2000 Index [-0.96%], iShares Russell 2000 Growth [-1.56%], iShares Russell Microcap [-1.81%],  View Full List, Charts & More ...

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12Stocks.com: Small Cap ETF Sector - Look at Big Picture
Let's take comprehensive view of small cap segment. The small cap segment of the US stock market is best represented by IWM - exchange traded fund that tracks Russell 2000 index. It consists of nearly two thousand US stocks - from all major sectors - and is primarily small cap.

The small cap sector contains stocks like Six Flags Entertainment and Alaska Air. Year to date, small cap sector as represented by IWM is up by 0.06% and is currently underperforming the market (S&P 500) by -2.23%.

Next, let us look at relative performance of small cap segment as represented by Russell 2000 versus other major market segments like US stock indexes (Nasdaq 100, Dow 30, Russell 2000 Small Cap, S&P 400 Midcap & Total Stock Market Index), emerging markets and other asset classes like bonds, gold and oil.

The performances of major market segments year to date are - US Dollar [8.07%], Oil [7.54%], US Small Cap [2.81%], US Total Market [2.29%], US Small Cap [0.06%], US Mid Cap [-1.74%], India [-3.52%], Bonds [-4.68%], Euro [-6.88%], Gold [-7.93%], Europe [-12.02%], China [-14.14%], Emerging Markets [-16.44%].

Now, we dive deep to identify investing opportunities both with ETFs that track small cap segment of the stock market and small cap stock holdings contained within these ETF baskets. Check daily for updates.

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  Current Performance of Small Cap Sector

  Top Performing Small Cap ETFs - Now!

  Investing with Small Cap ETFs

  Full List, Charts and Trends of Small Cap Sector ETFs

  Typical Stock Holdings in Small Cap ETFs
SMALL CAP ETFs
SEGMENT
PERFORMANCE
0.06%
(YEAR-TO-DATE)
-0.96%
(WEEKLY)
-0.96%
(DAILY)
 
12Stocks.com: Quick View of Technicals of Overall Small Cap Sector
IWM : Invests in well diversified primarily US small cap equities
Weekly Chart Daily Chart (Short Term)
Weekly: -0.96% Daily: -0.96%
Year-to-date Performance : 0.06% Relative Performance: The Small Cap Index is underperforming the market (S&P 500) by -2.23%

12Stocks.com: Top Performing Small Cap ETFs

Most popular small cap exchange traded funds track the broad small cap sector. But there are ETF funds that track specific sub-sectors within the wide small cap sector.

The major sub-sectors within the small cap segment are

Value & Dividend: iShares Russell 2000 Value Index [-1.53%], PowerShares FTSE US Small-Midcap [0.22%], iShares SmallCap 600 Value [-0.54%], Vanguard Small Cap Value VIPERS [-2.33%].

Growth: iShares Russell 2000 Growth [1.6%], iShares SmallCap 600 Growth [7.02%], Vanguard Small Cap Growth VIPERs [3.18%].

Also, there are leveraged ETFs that given enchanced performance by moving twice or thrice the daily movement of small cap sector ProShares Ultra SmallCap 600 [0.39%], ProShares Ultra Russell 2000 [-3.55%], Small Cap Bull 3X Shares [-8.14%], ProShares UltraPro Russel2000 [-8.6%].

Finally, there are inverse or bearish small cap ETFs that move in opposite direction to the daily movement of the small cap segment ProShares Short Russell 2000 [-1.54%], ProShares Short SmallCap 600 [-3.94%], ProShares UltraShort Russell 2000 [-5.44%], Small Cap Bear 3X Shares [-10.72%], ProShares Triple Short Russel 2000 [-11.03%].

The top performing ETFs (year-to-date) that track the whole small cap segment are shown in the left side bar.

Now, more recently, over last week, the top performing small cap ETFs that track the whole segment on the move are - Russell2000 Val [-0.35%], Russell2000 [-0.96%], SmlCap [-1.15%], Russell2000 Gwth [-1.56%], Russell MicroCp [-1.81%].

LEADING SMALL CAP ETFs
(YEAR-TO-DATE)
iShares Russell 2000 Index: 0.06%
iShares SmallCap 600 : 3.02%
iShares Russell 2000 Growth : 1.6%
iShares Russell 2000 Value Index: -1.53%
iShares Russell Microcap : -1.56%
iShares SmallCap 600 Growth: 7.02%
Vanguard Small Cap Growth VIPERs: 3.18%
PowerShares FTSE US Small-Midcap : 0.22%
Vanguard Small Cap VIPERs: 0.17%
First Trust IPO 100: -0.1%

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12Stocks.com: Investing With Small Cap ETFs
The following table helps investors and traders sort through current performance of various Small Cap ETFs.

One can glean long and short term trends by sorting Small Cap ETF list by performance over daily, weekly or year-to-date periods. There are different varieties of Small Cap ETFs - US Markets, Global Markets, Growth, Value & Dividend.

12Stocks.com Performance of Small Cap ETFs

TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
IWMiShares Russell 2000 Index General152.55-0.96-0.960.06%
IJRiShares SmallCap 600  General79.13-1.15-1.153.02%
IWCiShares Russell Microcap  General94.22-1.81-1.81-1.56%
IWOiShares Russell 2000 Growth  General189.68-1.56-1.561.6%
IWNiShares Russell 2000 Value Index General123.82-0.35-0.35-1.53%
IJSiShares SmallCap 600 Value  General152.74-0.91-0.91-0.54%
JKJiShares Small Core Index General168.90-0.61-0.61-3.01%
VBRVanguard Small Cap Value VIPERS General129.68-0.89-0.89-2.33%
IJTiShares SmallCap 600 Growth General182.09-1.13-1.137.02%
FPXFirst Trust IPO 100 General68.17-1.16-1.16-0.1%
VBKVanguard Small Cap Growth VIPERs General165.96-2.13-2.133.18%
VBVanguard Small Cap VIPERs General148.05-1.30-1.30.17%
PRFZPowerShares FTSE US Small-Midcap  General130.18-0.95-0.950.22%
DFJ Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund Pacific70.16-1.90-1.9-12.77%
CSDClear Spin-Off fund General49.330.010.01-5.28%
EESWisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund General36.54-0.90-0.90.88%
JKKiShares SmallCap Growth  General182.52-3.54-3.541.71%
RZGRydex Smallcap 600 Growth General117.70-2.47-2.472.76%
JKLiShares Small Value  General142.87-0.26-0.26-6.17%
DLS International SmallCap Dividend Fund  General65.57-1.18-1.18-14.63%
RZVRydex Smallcap 600 Value General69.54-0.93-0.93-4.9%
FDMFirst Trust MicroCap General46.18-1.14-1.14-2.68%
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12Stocks.com: Trading With Bullish (Leveraged) Small Cap ETFs
Traders and speculators can enhance their performances by trading leveraged ETFs that double or triple the daily returns of small cap indexes.

12Stocks.com Performance of Bullish (Leveraged) Small Cap ETFs

TickerETF NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
SAAProShares Ultra SmallCap 600 General101.09-3.37-3.370.39%
UWMProShares Ultra Russell 2000  General68.13-3.02-3.02-3.55%
TNASmall Cap Bull 3X Shares Value64.55-2.87-2.87-8.14%
URTYProShares UltraPro Russel2000 General75.26-4.33-4.33-8.6%
12Stocks.com: Trading With Bearish (& Leveraged) Small Cap ETFs
Traders and speculators can hedge or take advantage of market pullbacks by betting on bearish (inverse) ETFs that move in opposite direction to underlying index. Small Cap traders can enhance their performances by trading leveraged bearish ETFs that double or triple inverse the daily returns of small cap indexes.

12Stocks.com Performance of Bearish (Leveraged) Small Cap ETFs

TickerETF NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
RWMProShares Short Russell 2000  General41.621.451.45-1.54%
SBBProShares Short SmallCap 600 General32.952.842.84-3.94%
TWMProShares UltraShort Russell 2000  General16.512.612.61-5.44%
TZASmall Cap Bear 3X Shares Value10.962.862.86-10.72%
SRTYProShares Triple Short Russel 2000 General28.794.314.31-11.03%
 
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Stock Chart of iShares Russell 2000 IndexIWM iShares Russell 2000 Index
Description: Invests in well diversified primarily US small cap equities
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Small Cap
Recent Price: 152.55    
Day Percent Change: -0.96%     Day Change: -1.48
Week Change: -0.96%     Year-to-date Change: 0.1%
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Stock Chart of iShares SmallCap 600 IJR iShares SmallCap 600
Description: Invests in small cap blend of growth and value equities
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Small Cap
Recent Price: 79.13    
Day Percent Change: -1.15%     Day Change: -0.92
Week Change: -1.15%     Year-to-date Change: 3.0%
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Stock Chart of iShares Russell Microcap IWC iShares Russell Microcap
Description: Invests in primarily US very small cap equities
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Small Cap
Recent Price: 94.22    
Day Percent Change: -1.81%     Day Change: -1.74
Week Change: -1.81%     Year-to-date Change: -1.6%
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Stock Chart of iShares Russell 2000 Growth IWO iShares Russell 2000 Growth
Description: Invests in well diversified primarily US small cap growth equities
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Growth
Recent Price: 189.68    
Day Percent Change: -1.56%     Day Change: -3.01
Week Change: -1.56%     Year-to-date Change: 1.6%
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Stock Chart of iShares Russell 2000 Value IndexIWN iShares Russell 2000 Value Index
Description: Invests in well diversified primarily US small cap value [low price to book] equities
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Value
Recent Price: 123.82    
Day Percent Change: -0.35%     Day Change: -0.44
Week Change: -0.35%     Year-to-date Change: -1.5%
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Stock Chart of iShares SmallCap 600 Value IJS iShares SmallCap 600 Value
Description: Invests in small cap value [low price to book value] equities
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Value
Recent Price: 152.74    
Day Percent Change: -0.91%     Day Change: -1.41
Week Change: -0.91%     Year-to-date Change: -0.5%
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Stock Chart of iShares Small Core IndexJKJ iShares Small Core Index
Description: Invests in primarily US small cap mixture of growth and value equities across various sectors
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Small Cap
Recent Price: 168.90    
Day Percent Change: -0.61%     Day Change: -1.04
Week Change: -0.61%     Year-to-date Change: -3.0%
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Stock Chart of Vanguard Small Cap Value VIPERSVBR Vanguard Small Cap Value VIPERS
Description: Invests in primarily US small cap value equities across various sectors
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Value
Recent Price: 129.68    
Day Percent Change: -0.89%     Day Change: -1.17
Week Change: -0.89%     Year-to-date Change: -2.3%
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Stock Chart of iShares SmallCap 600 GrowthIJT iShares SmallCap 600 Growth
Description: Invests in small cap growth equities
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Growth
Recent Price: 182.09    
Day Percent Change: -1.13%     Day Change: -2.07
Week Change: -1.13%     Year-to-date Change: 7.0%
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Stock Chart of First Trust IPO 100FPX First Trust IPO 100
Description: Invests in 100 largest and liquid intial public offerings
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Small Cap
Recent Price: 68.17    
Day Percent Change: -1.16%     Day Change: -0.80
Week Change: -1.16%     Year-to-date Change: -0.1%
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Stock Chart of Vanguard Small Cap Growth VIPERsVBK Vanguard Small Cap Growth VIPERs
Description: Invests in primarily US small cap growth equities across various sectors
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Growth
Recent Price: 165.96    
Day Percent Change: -2.13%     Day Change: -3.61
Week Change: -2.13%     Year-to-date Change: 3.2%
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Stock Chart of Vanguard Small Cap VIPERsVB Vanguard Small Cap VIPERs
Description: Invests in primarily US small cap mixture of growth and value equities across various sectors
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Small Cap
Recent Price: 148.05    
Day Percent Change: -1.30%     Day Change: -1.95
Week Change: -1.3%     Year-to-date Change: 0.2%
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Stock Chart of PowerShares FTSE US Small-Midcap  PRFZ PowerShares FTSE US Small-Midcap
Description: Based on FTSE? RAFI US 1500 Small-Mid Index consisting of small/midcap equities selected based on sales, income, book value and dividends
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Value
Recent Price: 130.18    
Day Percent Change: -0.95%     Day Change: -1.25
Week Change: -0.95%     Year-to-date Change: 0.2%
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Stock Chart of  Japan SmallCap Dividend FundDFJ Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund
Description: Tracks to perform similar to WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund
Sector: Pacific
Sub-Sector: Japan
Recent Price: 70.16    
Day Percent Change: -1.90%     Day Change: -1.36
Week Change: -1.9%     Year-to-date Change: -12.8%
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Stock Chart of Clear Spin-Off fundCSD Clear Spin-Off fund
Description: Based on Clear Spin-off Index to identify group of companies that have recently been spun-off from larger corporations
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Small Cap
Recent Price: 49.33    
Day Percent Change: 0.01%     Day Change: 0.00
Week Change: 0.01%     Year-to-date Change: -5.3%
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Stock Chart of WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings FundEES WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund
Description: Tracks to perform similar to WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Index
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Small Cap
Recent Price: 36.54    
Day Percent Change: -0.90%     Day Change: -0.33
Week Change: -0.9%     Year-to-date Change: 0.9%
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Stock Chart of iShares SmallCap Growth JKK iShares SmallCap Growth
Description: Invests in primarily US small cap growth equities across various sectors
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Growth
Recent Price: 182.52    
Day Percent Change: -3.54%     Day Change: -6.70
Week Change: -3.54%     Year-to-date Change: 1.7%
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Stock Chart of Rydex  Smallcap 600 GrowthRZG Rydex Smallcap 600 Growth
Description: Invests in primarily US small cap growth equities across various sectors
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Growth
Recent Price: 117.70    
Day Percent Change: -2.47%     Day Change: -2.99
Week Change: -2.47%     Year-to-date Change: 2.8%
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Stock Chart of iShares Small Value JKL iShares Small Value
Description: Invests in primarily US small cap value equities across various sectors
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Value
Recent Price: 142.87    
Day Percent Change: -0.26%     Day Change: -0.38
Week Change: -0.26%     Year-to-date Change: -6.2%
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Stock Chart of  International SmallCap Dividend Fund DLS International SmallCap Dividend Fund
Description: Tracks to perform similar to WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Index
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Dividend
Recent Price: 65.57    
Day Percent Change: -1.18%     Day Change: -0.78
Week Change: -1.18%     Year-to-date Change: -14.6%
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Stock Chart of Rydex Smallcap 600 ValueRZV Rydex Smallcap 600 Value
Description: Invests in primarily US small cap value equities across various sectors
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Value
Recent Price: 69.54    
Day Percent Change: -0.93%     Day Change: -0.65
Week Change: -0.93%     Year-to-date Change: -4.9%
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Stock Chart of First Trust MicroCapFDM First Trust MicroCap
Description: Invests in US micro cap companies
Sector: General
Sub-Sector: Growth
Recent Price: 46.18    
Day Percent Change: -1.14%     Day Change: -0.53
Week Change: -1.14%     Year-to-date Change: -2.7%
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12Stocks.com: Typical Stock Holdings in Small Cap ETFs
ETFs are funds that hold basket of stocks. The following table shows list of stocks or holdings commonly found in most Small Cap ETFs . The funds basically perform based on what stocks they hold. You can dive deep into small cap stocks in the following pages - Small Cap Stocks

12Stocks.com Performance of Stock Holdings in Small Cap ETFs

TickerStock NameWatchlistCategoryRecent PriceChange %Weekly Change%YTD Change%
LILALiLAC Group Services & Goods19.00-2.01-2.01-5.71%
NLYAnnaly Capital Management, Inc. Financials10.04-0.20-0.2-15.6%
BBBYBed Bath & Beyond Inc. Services & Goods13.86-1.25-1.25-36.99%
TGNATEGNA Inc. Services & Goods12.681.931.93-9.94%
RADRite Aid Corporation Services & Goods1.300.390.39-34.01%
MNKMallinckrodt Public Limited Company Health Care31.562.102.139.89%
SIGSignet Jewelers Limited Services & Goods54.88-4.18-4.18-2.95%
SNXSYNNEX Corporation Services & Goods77.33-2.16-2.16-43.12%
ACADACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. Health Care19.121.351.35-36.5%
ISBCInvestors Bancorp, Inc. Financials12.33-0.60-0.6-11.17%
PDCOPatterson Companies, Inc. Services & Goods24.352.232.23-32.6%
OPKOpko Health, Inc. Health Care3.7821.7421.74-22.86%
PDCEPDC Energy, Inc. Energy42.45-5.65-5.65-17.64%
EPCEdgewell Personal Care Company Consumer Staples47.060.340.34-20.76%
WWDWoodward, Inc. Industrials81.81-1.13-1.136.89%
IDAIdaCorp, Inc. Utilities 99.251.281.288.64%
JCOMj2 Global, Inc. Technology73.48-1.12-1.12-2.07%
HOMBHome Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) Financials19.860.760.76-14.58%
RDNRadian Group Inc. Financials19.41-0.10-0.1-5.8%
IBKCIBERIABANK Corporation Financials75.74-0.65-0.65-2.27%
PORPortland General Electric Company Utilities 47.221.171.173.6%
MMSMAXIMUS, Inc. Services & Goods67.270.020.02-6.02%
MDCOThe Medicines Company Health Care22.54-5.29-5.29-17.56%
SWNSouthwestern Energy Company Energy5.882.352.355.47%
SWXSouthwest Gas Holdings, Inc. Utilities 84.801.481.485.37%
SAICScience Applications International Corporation Technology70.81-1.30-1.3-7.52%
CBRLCracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. Services & Goods170.820.520.527.51%
CHFCChemical Financial Corporation Financials46.90-0.68-0.68-12.29%
AMCAMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. Services & Goods15.65-0.03-0.033.68%
CXWCoreCivic, Inc. Financials22.261.901.9-1.07%
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