ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan, CFA
Vanguard Value ETF VTV is one of the cheapest value funds available. It offers a diversified, market-cap-weighted portfolio, which promotes low turnover and is representative of its actively managed peers' opportunity set.  Read more 

Bull Case

Historically, value stocks have outperformed growth stocks in nearly every market studied over long time horizons.
This is one of the cheapest value funds available.
The fund's benchmark applies generous buffer rules to limit turnover.  Read more 

Bear Case

Value stocks tend to be less profitable than their faster-growing counterparts and may carry greater business risk.
The return advantage from tilting toward value stocks has historically been the smallest among the largest-cap stocks. Read more 

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