Finding value, minus the stock pickers – InvestmentNews 12-18-12

Salient to Investors:

Brian Frank at Frank Capital Partners writes:

  • Value stocks are driven more by actual cash-flows than by optimistic future projections, and therefore are less prone to deeply disappointing investors with “lower-than-expected” forecasts.
  • Growth and momentum stocks drove 2012 stock market performance and have probably come too far too fast, while  value stocks are ready to pop.
  • Stock investors are increasingly using ETFs to index client money at low rates, taking money away from mutual funds that are “closet indexers” and creating a great opportunity in value stocks due to a lack of stock-picking.

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