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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 10/31/16

Fund NameGet InfoOverall RatingRisk Grade
AQR US Defensive Equity NAUENXA+B-
Vanguard Mega Cap ValueVMVLXA+B-
American Century NT Md Cp ValACDSXA+B-
Vanguard Value Index InvVIVAXA+B-
American Century VP Mid CapAVMTXA+C+
American Century VP Value IIAVPVXA+B-
Dean Mid Cap ValueDALCXA+B-
Fidelity Value Discovery FdFVDFXA+B-
Vanguard Mid-Cap Value IndexVMVIXA+C+
Vanguard Russell 1000 Val IdxVRVIXA+B-
SEI Inst Inv Managed Vol FundSVYAXA+C+
Fidelity LgCp Val Enh Idx FdFLVEXA+B-
Invesco Diversified DividendLCEAXAB-
Delaware Large Cap Value EqtyDPDEXAC+
Amer Beacon Bridgeway LC ValBWLAXAB-
T Rowe Price Instl Lg Cap ValTILCXAC+
Delaware Value ADDVAXAB-
Boston Partners All Cap ValBPAVXAC+
Great Lakes Large Cap ValueGLLIXAC+

Source: TheStreet Ratings

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

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