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Mid-Cap Stocks Still Have Room to Run as ‘M&A Effect’ Kicks In

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  • Medium-sized firms have completed 10% more deals than big-caps
  • Shares have been best performers since the bull market began

Medium-sized companies have had the best performing stocks since the start of the bull market in March 2009. But is there room for them to keep running?

Logic says yes, as the S&P Midcap 400 Index has lagged both the S&P 500 Index and the Russell 2000 Index for the past few years. And a key factor could be the “M&A effect.”