Should iShares S&P 500 Value ETF (IVE) Be on Your Investing Radar?
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Blackrock sponsors the iShares S&P500 Value ETF (IVE – Free Report). This passively managed, exchange traded fund offers broad exposure to the Large Capital Value segment of the US stock market. The fund has assets of over $25.92 Billion, making it one the largest ETFs trying to match the Large Capital Value segment of the US stock market. Why Large Cap ValueCompanies falling in the large cap category have a market capitalization of at least $10 Billion. Value stocks have outperformed all growth stocks over the long-term, but growth stocks tend to outperform value stocks in bull markets. It is important to look into the holdings of an ETF before you invest. The S&P 500 Value Index measures performance in the large capitalization sector of the U.S. stock market. Investors might also consider other ETFs within the space. The iShares Russell 1000 Value (IWD – Free Report) and Vanguard Value (VTV – Free Report) both track a similar index. Vanguard Value ETF is $100.80 billion more than iShares Russell 1000 Val ETF, which has $55.60 Billion in assets. IWD has an expense ratio of 0.18% and VTV charges 0.04%.Bottom-LineRetail and institutional investors increasingly turn to passively managed ETFs because they offer low costs, transparency, flexibility, and tax efficiency; these kind of funds are also excellent vehicles for long term investors.To learn more about this product and other ETFs, screen for products that match your investment objectives and read articles on latest developments in the ETF investing universe, please visit Zacks ETF Center.