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ETF Research and Analysis

by Alex Bryan
Suitability
Vanguard Value ETF VTV offers low-cost exposure to large-cap value stocks. Its sizable cost advantage, low turnover, and well-diversified portfolio make it one of the better options in the category.
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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

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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