FKnol.com

Financial Knowledge & Information Portal

Best Performing Micro Cap Stocks of 2021 for USA

Updated Jul 12, 2021

☀ Trending Among Corona Carnage ☀ List of Best Performing Corona Vaccine Stocks, Tech Penny Stocks, Healthcare Stocks, and Artificial Intelligence Stocks.
Want to bet big with the potential of high risk and high reward? Micro Cap stocks segment may be the right fit for such investors. These are small valued companies which have their market capitalization range from $50 million to $300 million, and whose shares are listed on the stock exchanges for common investors and traders to take a position. While not all micro cap companies may emerge as winners in the long run, there are a few which stand out. A look at the recent past performance may indicate which small value micro cap companies are doing good, and have emerged as winners in terms of the net returns they generated.
Among the available Micro Cap stocks, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Micro Cap stocks?
This article provides a list of Micro Cap stocks which have generated top returns in the year 2021 so far till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Micro Cap stocks between the end of the previous year and Jul 12, 2021, and the top 10 return generating Micro Cap stocks are listed below.
Explore Top performing lists of Small Cap Stocks, Mid Cap Stocks, Large Cap Stocks and Mega Cap Stocks.

Best Performing Stock Screener:


This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.

Top Performing Micro Cap StocksAll Micro Cap StocksAll Micro Cap ETFsTop Micro Cap Stocks for Q3 2021

Top Micro Cap Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Micro Cap segment by market cap, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Lonestar Resources US Inc. (LONE) 2) Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (LEE) 3) Destination XL Group, Inc. (DXLG) 4) Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (ONTX) 5) Castor Maritime Inc. (CTRM)
 6) Novan, Inc. (NOVN) 7) Exela Technologies, Inc. (XELA) 8) Marin Software Incorporated (MRIN) 9) Mediaco Holding Inc (MDIA) 10) Takung Art Co., Ltd. (TKAT)

Try our new Best Performing Stock Screener:


Top Performing Micro Cap StocksAll Micro Cap StocksAll Micro Cap ETFsTop Micro Cap Stocks for Q3 2021

Performance of Top Micro Cap Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

Lonestar Resources US

Lonestar Resources US Inc., an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, and production of unconventional oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas properties in the Un ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Lonestar Resources US.
Based on the market-cap change from $6.37 million to $117.33 million during the given months of the year 2021 and the share price change from $0.25 per share to a price of $11.5 per share as of Jul 12, 2021, Lonestar Resources US Inc. (LONE) was successful in generating YTD returns of 4500 percentage. Standing at the number one rank in the top performing list of Micro Cap stocks, the Texas, TX-based Lonestar Resources US is categorized as the Oil & Gas E&P sub-sector business which falls under the larger Energy sector. It is also a part of few famous stock indexes that are used to track the overall performance of the stock market. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.

Lee Enterprises

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, incorporated on September 22, 1950, is a provider of local news and information, and a platform for print and digital advertising. The Companys products included 46 daily ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Lee Enterprises.
The Iowa, IA-based Consumer Services sector company Lee Enterprises, Incorporated (LEE) holds the number two spot among the best performing stocks of the Micro Cap sector. Classified as the Newspapers Magazines business, the stock price of Lee Enterprises ended the previous year at a price of $1.26 per share while it reached the level of $27.65 apiece as of Jul 12, 2021 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 2094.44%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $162.5 million. Few leading stock market index includes Lee Enterprises in their constituent list. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Destination XL

Destination XL Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of big and tall men's apparel. Its stores offer sportswear and dress wear; shoes; accessories, such as belt ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Destination XL.
The Massachusetts, MA-headquartered company Destination XL Group, Inc. (DXLG) is ranked number three among the best performing stocks of Micro Cap of 2021. The Consumer Services sector business falls under the Clothing Shoes and Accessory Stores industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2021, the stock price of Destination XL has changed by 1354.68 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $0.27 per share and year-to-date closing price of $3.9 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $13.91 million to $247.75 million during the same period. Along with Micro Cap, the company is also in the business of Consumer Services, Clothing Shoes and Accessory, Consumer Cyclical, Apparel Stores, Retail Stores, Department Specialty Retail Stores, Department Stores, Wilshire 5000, among other usual products and services. Destination XL continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Onconova Therapeutics

Onconova Therapeutics, Inc., incorporated on December 22, 1998, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The Company operates through the identification and development of oncology therapeutics segment. It is focused on discovering ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Onconova Therapeutics.
During the given months of the year 2021, Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (ONTX) was successful in generating YTD returns of 1183.81 percentage which helped it gain the number four spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2021 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Pennsylvania, PA-based Onconova Therapeutics closed at a price of $0.47 per share, while it traded at a price of $5.98 per share as of Jul 12, 2021. The company's market cap changed from $86.15 million to $94.37 million during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Healthcare industry sector and further specialized as a Major Pharmaceuticals sector business.

Castor Maritime

Castor Maritime Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in ocean transportation of dry bulk cargoes worldwide. It provides seaborne transportation services for ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Castor Maritime.
Rank number five in the coveted list is held by Castor Maritime Inc. (CTRM) for being among the top performing stocks of 2021. Headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus, the Industrials sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Marine Shipping. Since the start of the year 2021, stock of Castor Maritime has so far gained 1127.03 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $0.19 per share and year-to-date price of $2.27 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $24.27 million to $204.2 million.

Novan

Novan, Inc. is a late-stage pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the development and commercialization of therapies using its nitric oxide platform. The Company develops product candidates using its ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Novan.
At number six in the list of top stocks stands Novan, Inc. (NOVN), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $0.81 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $9.07 per share as of Jul 12, 2021. It translates to a change of 1015.62 percentage. The North Carolina, NC-headquartered Healthcare sector company also saw its market value change from $115.05 million to $170.58 million.

Exela Technologies

Exela Technologies, Inc. operates as a location-agnostic business process automation (BPA) company that combines industry-specific and multi-industry enterprise software and solutions worldwide. Its BPA suite of solutions are deployed in banking, healthcare, insurance, and other industries. The company's Information and Transaction Processing Solutions segment provides lending solutions for mortgages a ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Exela Technologies.
Exela Technologies, Inc. (XELA) has moved by 735.54 percentage over the given period of 2021-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Technology sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $0.42 apiece to the price of $3.47 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Jul 12, 2021. The smart run of the USA-based Technology sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $61.26 million to $205.4 million over the same duration. Exela Technologies is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Marin Software

Marin Software Incorporated, incorporated on March 16, 2006, provides a cross-channel, cross-device, enterprise marketing software platform for search, display and social advertising channels. The Companys enterprise marketing software platform is ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Marin Software.
Marin Software (MRIN) generated percentage returns of 615.35 percent during the 2021 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $2.02 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $14.45 per share as of Jul 12, 2021. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $18.21 million to $158.48 million during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Technology speciality business with further classification in the EDP Services sub-category. Based in California, CA, the YTD performance of the Micro Cap sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes. The company is a part of Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.

Mediaco Holding Inc

... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Mediaco Holding Inc.
The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Micro Cap sector is taken by Mediaco Holding Inc (MDIA). The company's stock price changed from $2.61 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $17 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 552.59 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the 0-based Finance sector company was from $18.75 million to $133.46 million. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Micro Cap sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes.

Takung Art Co.

Takung Art Co., Ltd., through its subsidiaries, operates an electronic online platform for artists, art dealers, and art investors to offer and trade in valuable artwork primarily in the People's Republic of Ch ... see Detailed Company Profile, full Dividend History, and List of ETFs holding the stock of Takung Art Co..
The Central, -based Takung Art Co., Ltd. (TKAT) belongs to the Consumer Cyclical sector and is categorized as a Consumer Cyclical company. The stock of Takung Art Co. ended the previous year at a price of $1.48 per share. As of Jul 12, 2021, the stock price has reached $9.55 apiece, which indicates a change of 545.27 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Micro Cap for the year 2021 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $16.68 million. It has now changed to $111.38 million as of writing.
This page is updated every week/month. Bookmark this site to track the best performing stocks regularly.

Popular Investment Lists:

 ◐ Market Cap of S&P 500 Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NASDAQ 100 Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of Dow Jones (DJIA) Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of FTSE 100 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of FTSE 250 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of FTSE 350 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of TSX Composite Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of TSX 60 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of TSX Venture Composite Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of ASX 50 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of ASX 200 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of All Ordinaries Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of BSE SENSEX Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NSE NIFTY 50 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NSE NIFTY NEXT 50 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NSE NIFTY 100 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NSE NIFTY 500 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NSE NIFTY BANK Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NIKKEI 225 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NIKKEI 500 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of NIKKEI 1000 Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of Hong Kong Hang Seng Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of Hong Kong HSCEI Index Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of Hong Kong Hang Seng TECH Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of Germany DAX Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of Germany MDAX Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of Germany SDAX Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ Market Cap of Singapore STI Index Companies of 2021

 ◐ See All Common Lists

Other USA Stock Categories

 Search This Site