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If you're interested in broad exposure to the Large Cap Value segment of the US equity market, look no further than the Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Value ETF (PWV), a passively managed exchange traded fund launched on 03/03/2005.
The fund is sponsored by Invesco. It has amassed assets over $790.70 million, making it one of the average sized ETFs attempting to match the Large Cap Value segment of the US equity market.
Why Large Cap Value
Large cap companies typically have a market capitalization above $10 billion. They tend to be stable companies with predictable cash flows and are usually less volatile than mid and small cap companies.
Value stocks have lower than average price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios. They also have lower than average sales and earnings growth rates. When you look at long-term performance, value stocks have outperformed growth stocks in nearly all markets. But in strong bull markets, growth stocks are more likely to be winners.
Expense ratios are an important factor in the return of an ETF and in the long term, cheaper funds can significantly outperform their more expensive counterparts, other things remaining the same.
Annual operating expenses for this ETF are 0.56%, making it one of the more expensive products in the space.
It has a 12-month trailing dividend yield of 1.82%.
Sector Exposure and Top Holdings
Even though ETFs offer diversified exposure which minimizes single stock risk, it is still important to look into a fund's holdings before investing. Luckily, most ETFs are very transparent products that disclose their holdings on a daily basis.
This ETF has heaviest allocation to the Financials sector--about 30.20% of the portfolio. Healthcare and Consumer Staples round out the top three.
Looking at individual holdings, Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) accounts for about 3.58% of total assets, followed by Comcast Corp (CMCSA) and Morgan Stanley (MS).
The top 10 holdings account for about 34.26% of total assets under management.
Performance and Risk
PWV seeks to match the performance of the Dynamic Large Cap Value Intellidex Index before fees and expenses. The Index is designed to provide capital appreciation while maintaining consistent stylistically accurate exposure.
The ETF has added roughly 27.55% so far this year and it's up approximately 39.08% in the last one year (as of 11/08/2021). In the past 52-week period, it has traded between $36.17 and $47.96.
The ETF has a beta of 0.97 and standard deviation of 23.64% for the trailing three-year period, making it a medium risk choice in the space. With about 51 holdings, it effectively diversifies company-specific risk.
Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Value ETF carries a Zacks ETF Rank of 3 (Hold), which is based on expected asset class return, expense ratio, and momentum, among other factors. Thus, PWV is a sufficient option for those seeking exposure to the Style Box - Large Cap Value area of the market. Investors might also want to consider some other ETF options in the space.
The iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWD) and the Vanguard Value ETF (VTV) track a similar index. While iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF has $57.64 billion in assets, Vanguard Value ETF has $88.49 billion. IWD has an expense ratio of 0.19% and VTV charges 0.04%.
While an excellent vehicle for long term investors, passively managed ETFs are a popular choice among institutional and retail investors due to their low costs, transparency, flexibility, and tax efficiency.
To learn more about this product and other ETFs, screen for products that match your investment objectives and read articles on latest developments in the ETF investing universe, please visit Zacks ETF Center.
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Invesco Dynamic Large Cap Value ETF (PWV): ETF Research Reports
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Vanguard Value ETF (VTV): ETF Research Reports
iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWD): ETF Research Reports
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