Definition of small-cap in English:

small-cap

adjective

Finance
  • [attributive] Denoting or relating to the stock of a company with a small capitalization.

    • ‘Other firms are mulling ending coverage of whole industries, say telecom, or asset classes, such as small-cap stocks.’
    • ‘Normally, I'm sympathetic to investors who get snookered by the volatility and outright lies that drive so many small-cap stocks.’
    • ‘Or perhaps you're now ready to take on greater risk and your asset allocation requires a small proportion of your assets to be held in riskier small-cap stocks.’
    • ‘Thirty-one of the newcomers come from two corners of the investment universe - real estate and small-cap stocks.’
    • ‘‘We might tilt more towards value stocks, or more towards growth or international or small-cap stocks,’ he says.’
    • ‘Many small-cap stocks suffer from an almost permanent ‘liquidity discount’ because they simply are not on investors' radar screens.’

Pronunciation:

small-cap

/ˈsmôlˌkap/