The Reasons Low-Volatility Stocks Have Fallen Out of Favor (But Maybe Shouldn’t Have)

A recent downturn in performance is just a blip in a long record of strong results with less risk

After a couple months of poor performance, low-volatility stocks have fallen out of favor.

But you shouldn’t give up on them. The recent downturn is just a blip in a long history of delivering strong performance with less risk.

Consider the S&P 500 Low Volatility Index, which comprises the 100 stocks from the S&P 500 that have experienced...