As mid-cap funds go, this one is an odd duck, but it earns top marks.
An ultralow fee gives this fund a sustainable edge relative to category peers.
Strong past performance alone doesn't justify a dedicated mid-cap fund.
While this isn’t the only ETF that tracks the S&P MidCap 400 Index, a structural advantage gives this fund an edge.
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