The large-capitalization S&P 500 index is down more than 16% so far in 2022
while the Russell 2000 small-cap index is down roughly 20%
Small-cap stocks have historically outperformed large-cap stocks
Unfortunately, U.S. gross domestic product growth dropped into negative territory in the first quarter
and the Federal Reserve is expected to continue aggressively raising interest rates in coming months
These conditions make small-cap stock selection even more critical
the best small-cap growth stocks to buy in 2022, according to RBC Capital Markets analysts.
– Coursera Inc. (COUR) – OptimizeRx Corp. (OPRX) – Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. (GBT) – Fluence Energy Inc. (FLNC) – Sunnova Energy International Inc. (NOVA) – Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (SRPT) – Flywire Corp. (FLYW) – Shift4 Payments Inc. (FOUR) – Goosehead Insurance Inc. (GSHD)