Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.
Growth stocks especially have taken a big hit, with the Vanguard Growth ETF down 12.4% over one year. Value stocks have held up better, with the Vanguard Value ETF down about 2.1% over the same time frame. Value stocks tend to be slower-growing companies with steady cash flows and can hold up better as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates to get inflation under control.
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