Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (VOO) offers diversified, low-turnover exposure to U.S. large-cap stocks at an attractive price.
In doing so, it avoids a lot of high valued tech stocks and ends up focused on industrials and financial issues like insurance companies and regional banks. The IJH multiples are quite low implying a decent
The latest rebalance for the S&P 500 Low Volatility Index shifted an additional 3% weight to the Health Care sector. Volatility has generally risen since the low volatility index’s last rebalance, with the biggest
If we assume that the return on equity drops off to about 10% over several years, we come to a three- to five-year earnings growth rate of 4.98-5.45%, which is a lower range than our projected figure above
Smaller equities are following their large-cap counterparts lower this year, perhaps giving investors reason to overlook mid-cap stocks. However, that may be the wrong course of action. While mid-cap stocks have histories of being glossed over by investors, this year’s downdraft in the
With large-cap equities sagging, it’s understandably difficult for investors to get enthusiastic about small-cap stocks and the relevant exchange traded funds. However, the combination of small stocks and