IShares S&P 500 Value IVE competes in a crowded field of market-cap-weighted value index funds. Like its closest large-value index peers, this is a diversified, low-turnover strategy with a considerable cost advantage Read more
Historically, value stocks have outperformed growth stocks in nearly every market studied over long time horizons.
Large-cap value stocks tend to be less risky than their smaller counterparts.
The fund's broad reach helps diversify risk. Read more
The fund can experience modest style drift because S&P reconstitutes its index only once a year.
There are cheaper alternatives.
Value stocks tend to have less attractive outlooks than their faster-growing counterparts and may carry greater business risk. Read more
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