IVE holds nearly 370 stocks, almost 24% of which are financial services names. Energy stocks account for over 12% of IVE’s weight and healthcare and industrial stocks each command allocations of more than 11%.

The S&P 500 Value ETF showed a 14.62 price-to-earnings and a 1.65 price-to-book. In contrast, the S&P 500 Growth ETF has a 19.34 P/E and a 3.99 P/B while the S&P 500 Index ETF was trading at a 16.7 P/E and a 2.34 P/B.

Plain vanilla index ETFs that track the value theme has outperformed so far this year, or at least have not done as poorly as broader benchmarks. Nevertheless, potential investors should still look under the hood of these value stock ETFs as no two are created alike and offer varying performances.

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