Characteristics inherent in ESG could give investors an edge.
These managers still put a lot of emphasis on traditional techniques to beat the broad market.
Our study finds that investors outperformed the average fund, but not its index.
Our Gold-rated large-blend funds range from focused to super diversified passive funds.
This Gold-rated fund's overweights in the energy and financials sectors have come roaring back this year.
This one goes to 11.
Looking at performance since 2000 creates a better picture of which funds have delivered for investors.
Although not as cheap as it was, the stock market's valuation today isn't much different than long-term historical averages and is more attractive than competing investments like bonds and cash, says Oakmark's Bill Nygren.
Take a look at the buys and sells of some top funds across the Morningstar Style Box.