Kip 25 Update: Value Stocks Show Signs of Life

Dodge & Cox Stock (DODGX) has been among the beneficiaries of a resurgence in value stocks in 2020's later innings.

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After lagging their growth-oriented counterparts for a decade, value-priced stocks stumbled even more when COVID arrived, says Charles Pohl, a comanager of the value-minded fund Dodge & Cox Stock (DODGX), a Kip 25 selection. Growth stocks beat value stocks by a cumulative 233 percentage points over the 10-year period ending in September.

“It’s the biggest 10-year divergence ever,” Pohl says.

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Nellie joined Kiplinger in August 2011 after a seven-year stint in Hong Kong. There, she worked for the Wall Street Journal Asia, where as lifestyle editor, she launched and edited Scene Asia, an online guide to food, wine, entertainment and the arts in Asia. Prior to that, she was an editor at Weekend Journal, the Friday lifestyle section of the Wall Street Journal Asia. Kiplinger isn't Nellie's first foray into personal finance: She has also worked at SmartMoney (rising from fact-checker to senior writer), and she was a senior editor at Money.