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Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF VBR

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Morningstar’s Analysis

Will VBR outperform in future?

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This is one of the cheapest small-value funds available.



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Vanguard Small Cap Value Index’s razor-thin fee is its greatest strength. This strategy is also attractive because it accurately represents the composition of U.S. small-value market with low turnover. Under our new ratings framework, which places a greater focus on fees, the fund's cheapest share classes warrant an upgrade to a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold from Silver. Owing to its relatively higher fee, the Investor share class retains its Silver rating.

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