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List of 20 Best Value-Stock Funds

Top-Rated Mutual Funds

"Value" mutual funds aim to hold stocks that are selling at a discount to intrinsic value -- these funds can be actively or passively managed and often hold dividend-paying stocks.

Top-Rated Value Mutual Funds as of 8/31/14

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
Delaware Large Cap Value Eqty PortDPDEXA+B-
Delaware Value ADDVAXA+B-
Fidelity Value Discovery FdFVDFXA+B-
Vanguard Russell 1000 Val Index InsVRVIXA+B-
Vanguard US Value InvVUVLXA+B-
Vanguard Mid-Cap Value Index InvVMVIXA+B-
American Century VP Large Co Val IAVVIXA+B-
Fidelity LgCp Val Enh Idx FdFLVEXA+C+
Homestead ValueHOVLXA+B-
JPMorgan Intrepid Value AJIVAXA+B-
Dodge & Cox Stk FundDODGXA+C+
Ivy Value AIYVAXA+B-
DFA LWAS US High Bk to Mkt PortDFBMXA+C+
Waddell & Reed Adv Value AWVAAXA+B-
American Century VP Value IIAVPVXA+B-
Harbor Mid Cap Value InvHIMVXA+C+
Tax Mgd US MktWide Val II InstDFMVXA+C+
Transamerica Prt Large ValueDVEIXA+B-
Target Large Capitalization Val TTALVXA+B-
Sound Shore InvestorSSHFXA+C+

Source: TheStreet Ratings

The 20 value mutual funds (listed above) are ranked highest by TheStreet Ratings' methodology.

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