US small-caps took a hit along with the rest of the stock market during the fourth quarter.
The OTCQX Composite Index, a benchmark for the overall OTCQX Best Market, was down 11.2%, OTC Markets Group Inc (OTCMKTS:OTCM) said Wednesday in a press release.
Forty-one companies were added to the OTC Best Market, the top tier of OTC stocks. Index.
They include Adventus Zinc Corp (OTCMKTS:ADVZF), Charlotte’s Web Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:CWBHF), Harvest Oil & Gas Corp (OTCMKTS:HRST), Medicine Man Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:MDCL) and U & I Financial Corp (OTCMKTS:UNIF).
Aurora Cannabis Inc (NYSE:ACB) graduated to the New York Stock Exchange in October while Creative Realities Inc (NASDAQ:CREX) was elevated to the NASDAQ in November.
The OTCQX Billion+ Index, tracking the performance of $1 billion-plus market-cap OTCQX companies, was down 11% for the quarter. Five companies were added to the index, including Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (OTCMKTS:IMPUY) and Travis Perkins Plc (OTCMKTS:TPRKY). Eleven companies were removed.
Total dollar volume of OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities was $375.2 billion, compared with $246.7 billion in 2017, OTC Markets said Thursday.
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