10 Small-Cap Value Stocks Analysts Love the Most

Small-cap value stocks can be a long-term investor’s best friend.

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Small-cap value stocks can be a long-term investor’s best friend. Indeed, research shows that historically, value stocks with small market capitalizations – or market values between roughly $300 million and $3 billion – are the best-performing asset class.

That’s why it’s always interesting to see which small-cap value stocks analysts like best at any given time.

Disclaimer

Data is as of May 10, 2019. Analysts’ ratings, provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, are as of May 7. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent quarterly payout and dividing by the share price. Companies are listed by strength of analysts’ recommendations, where the last company holds the best rating.

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Dan Burrows
Senior Investing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is Kiplinger's senior investing writer, having joined the august publication full time in 2016.

A long-time financial journalist, Dan is a veteran of SmartMoney, MarketWatch, CBS MoneyWatch, InvestorPlace and DailyFinance. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Consumer Reports, Senior Executive and Boston magazine, and his stories have appeared in the New York Daily News, the San Jose Mercury News and Investor's Business Daily, among other publications. As a senior writer at AOL's DailyFinance, Dan reported market news from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and hosted a weekly video segment on equities.

Once upon a time – before his days as a financial reporter and assistant financial editor at legendary fashion trade paper Women's Wear Daily – Dan worked for Spy magazine, scribbled away at Time Inc. and contributed to Maxim magazine back when lad mags were a thing. He's also written for Esquire magazine's Dubious Achievements Awards.

In his current role at Kiplinger, Dan writes about equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities, funds, macroeconomics, demographics, real estate, cost of living indexes and more.

Dan holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a master's degree from Columbia University.

Disclosure: Dan does not trade stocks or other securities. Rather, he dollar-cost averages into cheap funds and index funds and holds them forever in tax-advantaged accounts.