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ANALYST RATINGS: iShares Edge USA Value ETF, Keystone Investment Trust, BFG Global Corporate Bond and Pyrford Global Total Return

Morningstar Analysts 28 March, 2017 | 10:41AM
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iShares Edge MSCI USA Value FactorBronze

Dimitar Boyadzhiev

The iShares Edge MSCI USA Value Factor ETF offers a low-cost and reasonably diversified approach to deeper-value US stocks. The fund’s ongoing charge of 0.20% is amongst the lowest in its category. Its benchmark, the MSCI USA Enhanced Value Index, is a solid value index strategy that adopts the market’s sector weightings and targets the cheapest stocks within each sector, limiting its holdings to a fixed number of 150 US large and mid-cap stocks. However, relative to its category peers, the fund has taken greater risk. Besides, the fund has a short record tracking its current index and has yet to prove its worth over longer periods.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
BGF Global Corporate Bond D2 USD17.08 USD0.16Rating
Keystone Positive Change Investment Ord337.01 GBP0.45Rating
Pyrford Glbl Tot Ret(Sterling)A GBP Acc16.36 GBP-0.12Rating
Robeco QI Global Conservative Eqs C €151.32 EUR0.65Rating
Uni-Global Equities Emerg Mkts RA-USD1,146.93 USD-0.02Rating

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