Vanguard Small Cap Value Index offers low-cost, market-cap-weighted exposure to small-value stocks. It effectively curbs turnover and diversifies risk. Its exchange-traded fund, Admiral, and Institutional shares earn a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold, while higher fees limit the Investor share class to Silver.
Will VSIAX outperform in future?
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The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable VSIAX’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the VSIAX management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of VSIAX’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.