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The contrarian signal doesn’t translate well.
Have value funds become too valuable?
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Bronze-rated Schwab Fundamental U.S. Small Company ETF attempts to profit from mean-reversion in valuations among small-cap stocks.
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Small - cap value funds have soared 21.37% this year, vs. 2.66% for large-company growth funds, one of the largest disparities between U.S. diversified stock funds in recent memory.
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The departure of a long-tenured manager is a big loss for the fund; we lowered our rating to Bronze from Gold.
This exchange-traded fund filters out some distressed stocks, but there are cheaper alternatives.