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ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan
Suitability
Vanguard Value ETF is a low-turnover, broadly diversified large-value strategy with a sizable cost advantage relative to its peers, making it one of the better options in the category. The fund uses metrics such as price/earnings   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 buffering rules to limit turnover.  Read more 

Bear Case

The fund includes stocks with modest value characteristics, which may have lower expected returns than deeper value stocks.
Value stocks tend to be less profitable than their faster-growing counterparts and may carry greater business risk.
As value investment strategies become more popular, they may also become less successful. Read more 

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