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Best of 2012: Small Caps

By: Wyatt Investment Research
Posted: 1/4/2013 5:15:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: ARNA;HOV;INFI

After a down 2011, small cap stocks rallied in a big way in 2012.

The Russell 2000 index, which gauges the performance of U.S. small caps, returned 16% last year - a marked improvement from the 5.7% drop-off the index suffered in 2011. It was the index's best performance since 2009.

As always, some small caps stood out more than others. Here were three of the best performing small cap stocks of 2012 - two of which share a common thread: