NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Investors have been dumping actively managed stock funds and shifting to index funds. The movement has been particularly pronounced in the large blend category where passive choices account for more than 40% of assets. Many investors figure that it is hard for active managers to beat such popular passive large blend funds as Vanguard 500 Index (VFINX), which tracks the S&P 500.But some active large blend funds have consistently topped the benchmark. Among the leading choices are Fidelity Large Cap Stock (FLCSX), JPMorgan US Equity (JUEAX), and Smead Value (SMVLX). Can the star funds continue outperforming? Probably. The veteran managers all employ disciplined strategies that have worked for years in a variety of market conditions.
Four Large-cap Funds That Topped the S&P 500
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