ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan
Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Pure Growth invests in the fastest-growing third of the S&P MidCap 400 Index. Unlike most of its growth index peers, this fund actively excludes mid-cap blend stocks and weights its holdings   Read more 

Bull Case

The fund's exclusion of blend stocks allows investors to obtain a growth tilt with less capital than a traditional growth index fund would require.
The fund may offer good diversification benefits to value-oriented investors.  Read more 

Bear Case

There are cheaper market-cap-weighted alternatives.
This fund is more volatile than many of its peers and may underperform during market downturns.
Growth stocks have underperformed their value counterparts in nearly every market studied over long time horizons.  Read more 

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