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Ready-to-Go Folios: Small-Cap Value Folio

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The Small-Cap Value folio was developed for investors seeking aggressive long-term capital appreciation with higher volatility.


The Small-Cap Value folio consists of small-cap companies that appear undervalued based on their price-to-book ratio, in comparison to the overall market. Small-cap companies are defined as having market capitalizations below $1.7 billion USD.

Stocks of small companies can provide more growth potential but are generally subject to more risk and erratic price movements than larger company stocks. These companies often have limited product lines, markets, financial resources and management teams may lack depth and experience. By investing in stocks that already appear to be out of favor or undervalued, the folio is intended to be less volatile than investing in growth stocks. This folio’s broad diversification may make it less volatile than small-cap value funds that have more concentrated portfolios.

Last Updated: April 20, 2018

Category: Investment Style
Inception Date: 2000-04-05 00:00:00.0
Date Funded: 2009-08-31*

  Folio S&P 500
One Month 3.06% -1.42%
Three Month -0.83% -4.52%
Year to Date 3.72% 0.44%
One Year 18.31% 15.94%
Three year
10.28% 10.66%
Five Year
15.2% 13.75%
Since Inception 10.38% N/A
1 Year Volatility 13.38% 12.13%

* Returns reflect model performance from the Inception Date to the Date Funded, and funded performance since the Date Funded, if funded. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a strategy has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.

(% of Folio)
1AFAMalmost family inc3.33%
2AMRCameresco inc cl a3.33%
3AOBCamerican outdoor brands corp new3.33%
4AOSLalpha & omega semiconductor lt shs3.34%
5APTSpreferred apt cmntys inc com3.33%
6CHMIcherry hill mtg invt corp com3.33%
7CNXMcone midstream partners lp com unit reps3.34%
8CSVcarriage svcs inc cl a3.34%
9DLNGdynagas lng partners lp com unit ltd pt3.34%
10ETMentercom communications corp cl a3.34%
11FORTYformula sys 1985 ltd gdr reg s3.33%
12FPIfarmland partners inc com3.33%
13ICFIicf intl inc com3.34%
14IRDMiridium communications inc3.34%
15LDLlydall inc del3.33%
16LRNk12 inc com3.33%
17MATWmatthews intl corp cl a3.33%
18NCInavigant consulting inc3.33%
19NHCnational healthcare corp3.33%
20PFSIpennymac finl svcs inc cl a3.33%
21RGENrepligen corp3.33%
22RUNsunrun inc com3.34%
23SAHsonic automotive inc cl a3.33%
24SCSCscansource inc3.33%
25SJWsjw corp3.33%
26SUPsuperior inds intl inc3.34%
27TAHOtahoe res inc com3.33%
28WLHlyon william homes cl a new3.34%
29WMKweis mkts inc3.33%
30XINxinyuan real estate co ltd spons adr3.33%

Steps to Create This Folio

  1. We identified small-cap stocks as those having market capitalizations smaller than $1.7 billion.
  2. We determined the average price-to-book and price-to-earnings ratios in a given sector.
  3. We screened for stocks with low price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios compared to the sector average.
  4. We ranked these small-cap stocks keeping the sector weights comparable to the S&P 500.
  5. We equally weighted all stocks in the folio.

Number of Securities

There are generally 30 securities in the folio.

Update Frequency


If the characteristics of the Folio have changed substantially, the securities included may change. Also, corporate actions, such as a merger, or other events may cause changes to the securities held at any time. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a Folio has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.