8 Stocks Under $10 Worth Buying

Investors have a love-hate relationship with low-priced stocks.

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Investors have a love-hate relationship with low-priced stocks. Most institutions avoid stocks that sell in the single digits, mainly because they are hard to trade in large quantities. Many individual investors, by contrast, gravitate toward them because they think it will be easier to hit a double or a triple or a 10-bagger with a stock trading at $2 rather than one selling for $200. That’s not an unreasonable conclusion. The problem with the strategy is that low-priced stocks tend to be risky, so they’re more prone to implode than higher-priced issues.

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Stocks are listed in alphabetical order. Prices are as of March 20.

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Contributing Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Carolyn Bigda has been writing about personal finance for more than nine years. Previously, she wrote for Money, and is a regular contributor to the Chicago Tribune.