Value VS Growth

Growth and value are two fundamental styles in investing. Growth investors seek companies that offer strong earnings growth while value investors seek stocks that appear to be undervalued in the marketplace. Because the two styles complement each other, they can help add diversity to your portfolio when used together.

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Growth stocks represent companies that have demonstrated better than average gains in earnings in recent years and that are expected to continue delivering high levels of growth.
Key characteristics for growth stocks:
Higher priced than broader market
High earnings growth record
More volatile than broader market

Value investors look for companies that have fallen out of favor but still have good fundamentals. The value group may also include stocks that are well recognized and often offer dividends.
Key characteristics for growth stocks:
Lower priced than broader market
Priced below similar companies in industry
Carry somewhat less risk than broader market

Which side do you prefer?

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