BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Small-cap stocks are mired in a bear market, but select companies trading under $5, such as TeamStaff ( TSTF) and Majesco Entertainment ( COOL), have more than doubled this year, easily surpassing gains by their large-cap rivals.After a two-year bull market that followed the 2008 financial crisis, small-caps have been brutalized. The Russell 2000 index, a measure of share performance for smaller companies, is down more than 20% since the end of April. Investors have become more risk-averse and have sought safety in dividend-paying, large-cap stocks and U.S. Treasury bonds.
10. Sify Technologies Ltd. ( SIFY) Company Profile: Based in India, Sify Technologies is an Internet service provider. Sify also provides e-commerce services to companies in India. Shares of Sify Technologies spiked higher in April to a high of $8.54 as a high-growth play for investors looking for exposure to India. The company this year has announced partnerships and plans for expansion, and the stock has rallied like fellow India Internet company Rediff.com ( REDF). Both Sify and Rediff.com have fallen steadily since the beginning of May along with the broader market. Current Share Price: $4.48 (Sept. 28) 2011 Total Return: 100.9% Analyst Ratings: No research analyst has coverage of Sify. TheStreet Ratings also does not have research on Sify.