mid-cap

mid-cap ˈmid-cap noun [countable]
FINANCE a share in a company with a medium amount of share capital:

• The day's winners were led by mid-caps.

— mid-cap adjective [only before a noun] :

• A lot of growth will be seen in mid-cap stocks with between $500 million and $2 billion in market value.

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mid-cap UK US (also midcap) adjective [before noun] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
used to describe a company whose shares have a middle-size total value: »

There has been an astonishing growth of small and mid-cap shares.

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The FTSE 250 index of mid-cap stocks is down this week.

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The best-performing funds are those with a high proportion of mid-cap stocks rather than blue chips.

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mid-cap UK US (also midcap) noun [C]
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a company whose shares have a middle-size total value: »

During the period the small- and mid-caps have performed reasonably well.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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