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These ETFs Offer a Really Good Deal on Black Friday

The year 2019 has been upbeat for Wall Street. Cues of a phase-one trade deal between the United States and China as well as global policy easing has made this possible. Tech and biotech sectors have played a big role in driving stocks higher. The key equity gauges hit all-time highs on several occasions.

However, there is an emerging trend, which calls for a shift from growth to value equities. This is because value stocks are really cheap and offer solid value at the current level.

Let’s delve a little deeper:

Value Stocks Offering Real Value

Per Bank of America, “Value has never been this cheap vs. Momentum.” The only time in history that value stocks turned this cheap was in 2003 and 2008, when the group outperformed momentum stocks by 22 and 69 percentage points, respectively, over the subsequent 12 months, the bank added, as quoted on CNBC.

“Since the beginning of September, U.S. value stocks have risen about 10%, while U.S. momentum stocks have fallen more than 10%, according to Fraser-Jenkins’ data (read: Value ETFs Trumping Momentum ETFs: Here's Why).

Factors Favoring Value Investing Ahead

Since the United States and China agreed to a phase one trade deal in October, Wall Street has rallied. The progress seemed to have mired a bit as it remains unclear when the duo will strike the deal and to what extent. Trump’s signing of Hong Kong human rights made matters worse.

Moreover, after a recent rally, Morgan Stanley’s Garner believes that the U.S.-China partial trade deal is now priced in. Mixed U.S. economic data points might fail to cheer up investors fully in the near term. Consumer confidence has fallen for the fourth month in a row in November despite three Fed rate cuts this year.

The upcoming year will remain uncertain thanks to the pending outcome of Brexit, U.S. presidential election and further developments on the U.S.-China trade relation. But then easy money policies and a better-than-expected earnings season call for a stock rally. So, investors will definitely look for a good deal in the equity investing, which lies in value stocks and ETFs.

ETFs in Focus

Below we highlight a few value ETFs that offer lower P/E ratios than SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust SPY (P/E of 18.15x).

Invesco S&P 500 Enhanced Value ETF SPVU – P/E 9.70x

iShares Edge MSCI International Value Factor ETF IVLU – P/E 10.01x

First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETF (FTXO) – P/E 10.50x

AAM S&P Developed Markets High Dividend Value ETF DMDV – P/E 10.94x

Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Pure Value ETF RFV – P/E 11.46x

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Invesco S&P MidCap 400 Pure Value ETF (RFV): ETF Research Reports

First Trust NASDAQ Bank ETF (FTXO): ETF Research Reports

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY): ETF Research Reports

iShares Edge MSCI Intl Value Factor ETF (IVLU): ETF Research Reports

Invesco S&P 500 Enhanced Value ETF (SPVU): ETF Research Reports

AAM S&P Developed Markets High Dividend Value ETF (DMDV): ETF Research Reports

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