|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||156.95 - 158.31|
|52 Week Range||124.85 - 164.57|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||77.51|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.08|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.04%|
The first aspect to touch upon was the limitations of a market cap weighted index, which would then warrant the need for smart beta and factor strategies. While these indexes provided simple, low-cost solutions, the need for even greater scrutiny is necessary in the quest for more alpha —a case for smart beta. In addition, the simplicity of buying a broad-based market index has a concentration of risk, and should a market correction ensue comparable to that witnessed in the fourth quarter, investors are left vulnerable.
The S&P 500 just notched one of its best first-quarter performances on record and that was good news for growth stocks and ETFs. Consider the SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF (SPYG) , which is up nearly 16% year-to-date. SPYG, which tracks the S&P 500 Growth Index, has been adding new assets at an impressive pace.
ETFs dedicated to growth stocks, such as the SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF (NYSEArca: SPYG), could be solid ideas for investors as economic activity slows. While that notion may be a surprise to some ...
While value investing has garnered immense attention in volatile markets, growth stocks have more upside potential in the coming months, especially if the trade deal is reached.
Value stocks are slipping as investors return to the growth style. Investors can also quickly capture broad growth segments of the market through targeted ETF strategies. Value stock ETFs are experiencing ...
There are dozens of large-cap value exchange-traded funds for value investors to consider. One of the most venerable is the Vanguard Value ETF (NYSE: VTV). VTV, which tracks the CRSP US Large Cap Value Index, is beloved among value investors for several reasons, not the least of which is its low fee.
If we dig into the S&P 500 and the S&P Growth indexes, we can see that they have the highest exposure to information technology (or IT). The S&P 500 Growth index generated a three-year and five-year annualized return of 13.2% and 15.2%, respectively. These returns compare to the S&P 500 (SPY) at 10.7% and 13% for the same timespan, respectively. The S&P 500 Growth index generated YTD (year-to-date) return of 5.5%, compared to the S&P 500 at 1.5%. The S&P 500 Growth has 41% exposure to information technology, compared to the S&P 500 at 24.8%. ...