So far, this year, leading performers include Monro Muffler ( MNRO), up 40%, Devry ( DV) up 33%, StanCorp Financial ( SFG) up 33%, UMB Financial ( UMBF) , up 29%, and Bank of the Ozarks ( OZRK), up 29%. Just five names are in negative territory, and the worst performers are Lindsay ( LNN), down 7% and Ceramics Carbo ( CRR) down 15%. MNRO data by YCharts Stay tuned for more on small cap dividend growers. At the time of publication the author held no positions in any of the stocks mentioned.Follow @JonMHellerCFAThis article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.
Monro Muffler (MNRO) stock is sharply lower Thursday afternoon after the automotive repair chain posted weaker-than-expected results for the 2016 fiscal fourth quarter and provided a disappointing outlook.