IWD: Low Growth Is Not Necessarily Value – Also For Large Caps
March 27, 2023
- There are countless methods and nuances of (systematic) value investing, but the general idea remains “cheap beats expensive”. Not always, but on average over the long run.
- The iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF tracks the Russell 1000 Value Index and offers a simple, transparent, and cheap implementation of the value premium for US large caps.
- The Russell value process unfortunately equates “low sales growth” with “value” which contradicts with the best practices discussed in the literature on the value factor.
- Despite decent performance when compared to an investable value peer-group, IWD is therefore not my preferred value implementation.
- SA #18: RPV – ‘Pure Value’ Is Indeed More Value Than ‘Value’
- SA #17: IUSV – Transparent Value With Modest Active Risk
- SA #16: IWD – Low Growth Is Not Necessarily Value – Also For Large Caps
- SA #15: VLUE – Transparent Value With Little Industry Bets
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