• Ralph A. Rieves
  • John Lefebvre


This book is intended to guide you in your efforts to increase value of your company’s common stock. The focus has been on how the securities markets really work and how the markets appraise the value of your company’s equity. What follows is a summary of the key concepts presented in this book:
  1. 1.

    The common stocks of emerging public companies are appealing investments because there is a greater likelihood of a faster rate of earnings growth.

  2. 2.

    Microcap stocks have higher return premiums because microcap stocks are perceived as riskier investments than stocks with greater capitalization.

  3. 3.

    Shareholders of microcap stocks are much quicker to divest themselves of those shares at the fi rst hint of “bad news.”

  4. 4.

    The market price of a microcap stock will never have any critical mass without substantial ownership by institutional investors, most notably microcap mutual funds.

  5. 5.

    The three most important features of microcap stock are liquidity, liquidity, and liquidity.



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© Ralph A. Rieves and John Lefebvre 2012

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  • John Lefebvre

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