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VBK: Why Growth Investors Should Avoid The Small-Caps

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4517412-vbk-why-growth-investors-should-avoid-the-small-caps
VBK: Why Growth Investors Should Avoid The Small-Caps
The Vanguard Small-Cap Growth ETF is down 23% YTD, and unfortunately, I expect more downside. A shocking 37% of VBK's constituents didn't turn a profit last quarter. Its 29.18 forward price-earnings ratio is also understated. After applying Morningstar's 60 P/E cap to these non-profitable companies, VBK's forward P/E skyrockets to 36.96.
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