How to Find the Best Mid-Cap Stocks

The best mid-cap stocks offer up an ideal combination of stability and growth potential.

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It's not uncommon for retail investors to overlook the opportunities available by investing in the best mid-cap stocks.

The question is, why do mid-cap stocks get passed by relative to their large-cap and small-cap brethren? Los Angeles-based investment manager Kayne Anderson Rudnick (KAR) has a good idea.

"Large-cap stocks are the perennial attention-getters in equity markets, and small-cap stocks frequently grab some of the spotlight as a counterweight to what is, for most investors, a permanent large-cap exposure," states the firm's September 2022 white paper

But overlooking mid-cap stocks, the group writes, "neglects a big slice of the market, one that can offer some of the advantages of both large and small-cap stocks while presenting its own unique set of opportunities.

Will Ashworth
Contributing Writer,

Will has written professionally for investment and finance publications in both the U.S. and Canada since 2004. A native of Toronto, Canada, his sole objective is to help people become better and more informed investors. Fascinated by how companies make money, he's a keen student of business history. Married and now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he's also got an interest in equity and debt crowdfunding.