Inside The Bullish Breakout Of Small & Micro Cap Stocks (IWC)

From Chris Kimble: So far this year, Small & Micro Cap ETF’s are lagging the S&P 500. Over the past month the opposite is taking place, as small and micro caps have been stronger.

Below takes a peak at micro cap ETF (IWC) and the potential bullish pattern it is attempting to breakout from.

While IWC was trading sideways for several months, it lagged the S&P 500. Now that IWC is working on a breakout at (2), it has been stronger than the S&P 500 this past month and is now working on hitting all-time highs. Historically when Small & Micro caps are hitting all-time highs at the same time, sends bullish message to large caps.

Full Disclosure: Our Premium and Sector Members are long small cap stocks due to this pattern in IWC and the small cap ETF IWM.

The iShares Russell Microcap Index ETF (NYSE:IWC) was unchanged in premarket trading Thursday. Year-to-date, IWC has gained 4.26%, versus a 8.93% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.

IWC currently has an ETF Daily News SMART Grade of A (Strong Buy), and is ranked #8 of 35 ETFs in the Small Cap Blend ETFs category.

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