10 Hot Small Caps Primed For A Winning Streak (Part II)

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Small cap stocks are looking very attractive right now. Year-to-date the Russell 2000 small-cap index is up over 8%. This is versus the S&P 500 which is up only 1.48%. “I just think there’s a general sentiment that is really strong, and it’s hard to turn the sentiment around, especially if we get a good Q2 reporting season which we’re looking for,” Jefferies analyst Steven DeSanctis said recently. Plus small-cap stocks tend to be more insulated from international tensions due to their largely domestic focus. “People want to own small cap because of trade wars” DeSanctis added.

So with this bullish analysis in mind, we turned to TipRanks powerful stock screener to source the 10 best small-cap ideas out there. We specifically searched for Small Cap stocks with a ‘Strong Buy’ rating from top analysts, and big upside potential to boot. The screener has now been revamped to include price targets- enabling you to pinpoint stocks set to surge. Let’s take a closer look at the second set of stocks now. For the first five click here.

1. Aimmune Therapeutics (AIMT)

This revolutionary biotech is dealing with the notoriously tricky issue of food allergies. “We believe lead drug candidate AR101 is well positioned to become the first FDA-approved treatment for reducing allergic reaction to peanut protein” states Cantor Fitzgerald’s William Tanner (Profile & Recommendations). His $64 price target indicates massive upside potential of 138%.

And the company plans to tackle more than just peanuts. Tanner continues “We believe the company’s CODIT technology could be useful for developing other food allergy treatments and we note that AIMT plans to file an IND for egg allergy by YE18 and initiate clinical testing in walnut allergy in 2019.” We can see that the stock has 100% Street support right now:

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