|Bid||27.36 x 3100|
|Ask||28.18 x 1200|
|Day's Range||27.50 - 28.08|
|52 Week Range||27.50 - 32.54|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||8.18|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.93|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.15%|
As has been widely documented, the value factor and the corresponding exchange traded funds continue trailing more growth-oriented factor strategies, but there are signs the tide is starting to turn in favor of value. Over the past 90 days, a volatile period for U.S. stocks, the SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Value ETF (SPYV) has been 70 basis points less bad than the S&P 500. “If nothing changes, 2018 would mark the sixth year of underperformance in the last decade,” said State Street in a recent note.
As chances of a Fed rate hike in December are pretty high and can cause some turmoil in the markets, these ETF areas could provide cushion to investors.
In trying to keep up with an evolving ETF industry, ETF providers have also had to adapt and come out with new ways to stay competitive, which have all ended up benefiting investors. For example, State ...
Value investing has long been associated with excess rates of return. Generally speaking, a value-oriented approach involves buying stocks that are cheap according to some measure of intrinsic value in hopes that they will one day appreciate to their fair value. Patience is a requirement, and the past decade has tested the strongest advocates of value investing.
Value investing — the effort of finding stocks that are attractively valued relative to broader equity benchmarks — is one of the most popular investment styles. That status is reflected in the world of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) where there are dozens of value funds tracking large-, mid- and small-cap domestic stocks as well international equities seen as value plays.