Category: Small Cap Value Commentaries

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Small Cap Value – Q1 2024 Commentary

April 23rd, 2024
Equity markets posted positive returns during the 1st quarter of 2024.  For the quarter, the Russell 2000® Value (R2V) Index increased +2.90%, and the Russell 2000® Growth (R2G) Index was up 7.58%.  The spread between large cap and small cap returns continued to widen, with the Russell 1000® Index (large) returning +10.30%, compared to the…

Small Cap Value – Q4 2023 Commentary

January 22nd, 2024
Equity markets rose sharply during the 4th quarter of 2023.  The Russell 2000® Value (R2V) Index increased 15.26%, the Russell 2000® Growth (R2G) Index was up 12.75%, and the S&P 500® Index (S&P) rose 11.69%.  Markets reacted positively to the Federal Reserve’s decision to hold its policy rate in the 5.25-5.50% range, as well as commentary…

Small Cap Value – Q3 2023 Commentary

October 23rd, 2023
Equity markets posted negative returns during the 3rd quarter of 2023.  For the quarter, the Russell 2000® Value (R2V) Index declined 2.96%, the Russell 2000® Growth (R2G) Index was down 7.32%, and the S&P 500® Index (S&P) fell 3.27%.  The spread between large cap and small cap returns remains historically wide.  Year to date, the…

Small Cap Value – Q2 2023 Commentary

July 24th, 2023
Equity markets saw broad-based strength during the second quarter of 2023. For the quarter, the Russell 2000® Value (R2V) Index increased 3.18%, the Russell 2000® Growth (R2G) Index was up +7.05%, and the S&P® 500 Index (S&P) increased 8.74%.  The Kennedy Capital Small Cap Value (SCV) composite rose 4.95% (gross of fees) and 4.73% (net of…

Small Cap Value – Q1 2023 Commentary

April 25th, 2023
Equity market performance was mixed during the first quarter of 2023.  For the quarter, the Russell 2000® Value (R2V) Index declined 0.66%, the Russell 2000® Growth (R2G) Index was up +6.07%, and the S&P® 500 Index (S&P) increased 7.46%.  The Kennedy Capital Small Cap Value (SCV) composite rose 0.09% (net of fees) during the quarter, outperforming…

Small Cap Value – Q4 2022 Commentary

January 27th, 2023
Fourth quarter 2022 equity market performance was a lone bright spot in what was a challenging year for returns across all major asset classes.  For the quarter, the Russell 2000® Value (R2V) Index rose 8.42%, the Russell 2000® Growth (R2G) Index was up 4.13%, and the S&P® 500 Index (S&P) increased 7.56%.  In contrast, for the year,…

Small Cap Value – Q3 2022 Commentary

October 21st, 2022
US equity market performance was mixed in the third quarter of 2022, with most major market indices down low single digits on a percentage basis over the three-month period.  The Russell 2000® Value (R2V) Index declined 4.61%, the Russell 2000® Growth Index was up +0.24%, and the S&P® 500 Index fell 4.88%.  The quarter was a…