4 U.S. Small Cap Stocks That Are Top Price Performers

The U.S. small cap stocks we’ve uncovered have had the best stock price performances year to date

SmallCapPower | May 17, 2019: Today we have discovered four U.S. small cap stocks that have the best stock price performances year to date. The selected small cap stocks have a market capitalization in the range of $300 million to $1 billion.

*Market caps based on the closing price on May 15, 2019.

Axsome Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:AXSM) – $23.00

Axsome Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for the management of central nervous system (CNS) disorders for which there are limited treatment options. Axsome’s core CNS product candidate portfolio includes four clinical-stage candidates, which are being developed for six different CNS indications. On May 9, 2019, the Company reported a net loss of $10.6 million, or $(0.32) per share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, compared to a net loss of $4.8 million, or $(0.19) per share, for the comparable period in 2018. Cash and equivalents stood at $42.6 million as of March 31, 2019.

  • Year-to-date price change: 715.6%
  • Market Cap: $766.0 Million

PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PHAS) – $11.67

PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapies to treat orphan diseases, with an initial focus on cardiopulmonary disorders. On May 9, 2019, the Company reported a net loss of $7.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2019, compared with a net loss of $4.4 million for the same period in 2018. Cash and cash equivalents at March 31, 2019 stood at $51.9 million.

  • Year-to-date price change: 277.7%
  • Market Cap: $334.1 million

Diebold Nixdorf Inc. (NYSE:DBD) – $10.18

Diebold Nixdorf is a leader in enabling connected commerce. The Company automates, digitizes and transforms the way people bank and shop. As a partner to the majority of the world’s top 100 financial institutions and top 25 global retailers, its integrated solutions connect digital and physical channels conveniently, securely and efficiently for millions of consumers each day. The Company has a presence in more than 100 countries with approximately 23,000 employees worldwide. On May 13, 2019, Diebold announced that the merger/squeeze-out of Diebold Nixdorf AG, the Company’s German public subsidiary, is complete, streamlining and simplifying the Company’s corporate structure.

  • Year-to-date price change: 308.8%
  • Market Cap: $779.7 million

Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) – $60.05

Digimarc Corporation is a pioneer in the automatic identification of everyday objects, such as product packaging and virtually any media, including print, images and audio. Based on the patented Intuitive Computing Platform (ICP), Digimarc provides innovative and comprehensive automatic recognition technologies to simplify search, and transform information discovery through unparalleled reliability, efficiency and security. The Company has a global patent portfolio, which includes over 1,100 granted and pending patents.

  • Year-to-date price change: 314.1%
  • Market Cap: $728.3 million

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