Missing the middle of anything leaves a pretty big hole, especially in the market. Since 1994, mid caps have outperformed large caps 53% of the time and small caps 50.3%,1 yet many portfolios don’t include mid-cap exposures.
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Source: Bloomberg Finance, L.P., as of December 31, 2021.
Methodology: The representation of the performance is based on the actual index data of the S&P 500® Index, the S&P MidCap 400® Index and the S&P Small Cap 600® Index from January 1, 1995 until December 31, 2021.
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1 FactSet, as of December 31, 2021. Return data from January 1, 1994 to December 31, 2021, based on price returns. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Mid caps = S&P MidCap 400 Index, Small Caps = S&P Small Cap 600 Index, Large Caps = S&P 500 Index.
2 FactSet, as of December 31, 2021. Return data from January 1, 1994 to December 31, 2021. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
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