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Silver Rated ETFs

Silver-rated funds sit just below Gold but are also among our strongest investment ideas within their Morningstar Categories. Our evaluation of their key pillars leads us to expect Silver-rated funds to outperform Morningstar Category peers (or the Morningstar Category benchmark, if the fund is actively managed) by a slimmer margin than Gold-rated funds, but wider than those rated Bronze.

Name
Ticker
Morningstar Category
Adjusted Expense Ratio %
Return Rank in Category 1Y %
Return Rank in Category 3Y %
Return Rank in Category 5Y %
Active or Passive
Financial
0.640
38
52
Active
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XNMH
Large Value
0.290
48
33
Passive
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YKCF
Short-Term Bond
0.360
66
15
33
Active
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VKF
Large Value
0.370
79
64
46
Passive
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ZHNV
Foreign Large Blend
0.250
46
55
43
Passive
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XGFR
Large Blend
0.090
70
38
39
Passive
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GPHD
Foreign Large Blend
0.290
83
90
84
Passive
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LDSW
Large Value
0.190
75
66
26
Passive
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BTL
Foreign Large Value
0.450
22
24
9
Passive
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HKS
Large Value
0.390
20
16
15
Passive
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RSRC
Small Blend
0.390
15
49
31
Passive
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YYBM
Large Blend
0.150
69
14
56
Passive
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LGBH
Foreign Large Blend
0.250
100
100
100
Passive
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FVTD
Long-Term Bond
0.060
34
47
34
Passive
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WQYG
Short-Term Bond
0.060
41
5
17
Passive
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GLQR
Corporate Bond
0.060
67
43
61
Passive
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VRLG
Corporate Bond
0.040
62
59
66
Passive
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TQTS
Foreign Large Blend
0.070
46
52
38
Passive
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MFTM
Europe Stock
0.090
44
56
61
Passive
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QNX
Mid-Cap Blend
0.050
30
46
37
Passive
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PZX
Small Blend
0.060
19
43
23
Passive
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FQMP
Large Growth
0.040
44
50
53
Passive
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DRCN
Large Value
0.040
58
35
39
Passive
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YXPZ
Foreign Large Blend
0.350
86
29
18
Passive
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TXNB
Foreign Large Blend
0.300
39
88
71
Passive
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NHGL
Foreign Large Blend
0.200
52
40
37
Passive
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KMFY
Large Blend
0.150
37
9
Passive
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TTKC
Small Blend
0.170
39
8
Passive
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LMYC
Large Blend
0.100
49
Passive
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SYLN
Intermediate Core Bond
0.100
79
Passive
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DTM
Emerging Markets Bond
0.390
82
35
65
Passive
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FBXZ
Foreign Large Blend
0.320
34
36
35
Passive
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PHD
Foreign Large Blend
0.320
57
59
52
Passive
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MKJM
Foreign Large Blend
0.200
99
94
97
Passive
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LSMS
Diversified Emerging Mkts
0.250
98
92
93
Passive
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MFJF
World Large-Stock Blend
0.200
99
85
92
Passive
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QHSD
Foreign Large Growth
0.300
95
83
90
Passive
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WFXM
Foreign Large Blend
0.300
48
5
11
Passive
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CHDY
Large Blend
0.150
97
88
96
Passive
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RSJY
Large Growth
0.150
94
89
76
Passive
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WZXK
Large Value
0.200
63
40
18
Passive
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GVWB
Large Blend
0.150
55
23
40
Passive
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VVTH
Large Value
0.150
25
61
19
Passive
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RXP
Muni National Interm
0.070
68
37
43
Passive
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Large Blend
0.150
33
19
21
Passive
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SBF
Large Growth
0.190
40
25
31
Passive
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JGH
Large Value
0.190
47
45
60
Passive
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RHB
Mid-Cap Blend
0.190
56
17
22
Passive
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RGL
Mid-Cap Growth
0.230
61
35
41
Passive
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VWY
Large Growth
0.180
48
45
51
Passive
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SKV
Large Value
0.180
64
36
46
Passive
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FXB
Mid-Cap Growth
0.170
50
95
94
Passive
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FCK
Muni National Short
0.070
71
55
54
Passive
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CVHP
Mid-Cap Blend
0.410
59
22
19
Passive
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MDXX
Large Value
0.270
91
72
93
Passive
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SRJQ
Intermediate Core-Plus Bond
0.550
61
54
43
Active
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Foreign Large Value
0.250
17
19
7
Passive
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FBYQ
Large Value
0.250
17
7
10
Passive
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XXFQ
Small Blend
0.250
11
38
44
Passive
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Foreign Large Blend
0.060
34
37
33
Passive
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Short Government
0.050
49
48
45
Passive
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Intermediate Core Bond
0.040
81
50
60
Passive
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Large Value
0.060
19
1
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Passive
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Large Growth
0.040
23
21
26
Passive
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WPCG
Large Value
0.040
59
45
52
Passive
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CZCX
Mid-Cap Blend
0.040
49
32
29
Passive
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VXFG
Real Estate
0.070
73
93
96
Passive
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Small Blend
0.040
48
18
28
Passive
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LSR
Foreign Large Blend
0.300
30
28
28
Passive
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RNPM
Foreign Large Blend
0.300
81
39
60
Passive
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Large Blend
0.150
77
47
56
Passive
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Foreign Large Blend
0.040
Passive
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Foreign Large Blend
0.040
27
35
31
Passive
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WGKS
Large Growth
0.040
46
42
49
Passive
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RGQH
Large Value
0.040
62
32
43
Passive
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ZWPM
Mid-Cap Value
0.200
18
14
10
Passive
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BGS
Large Blend
0.095
53
30
29
Passive
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WNQ
Large Value
0.350
70
37
63
Passive
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Mid-Cap Blend
0.230
34
51
45
Passive
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YJXD
Large Growth
0.570
Active
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KMHG
Large Blend
0.500
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Large Value
0.540
Active
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Large Growth
0.520
Active
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Large Blend
0.120
28
Passive
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Foreign Large Blend
0.050
31
37
34
Passive
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Large Value
0.060
72
55
64
Passive
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Intermediate Core Bond
0.050
71
1
25
Passive
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Corporate Bond
0.050
71
44
63
Passive
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Foreign Large Growth
0.200
62
66
88
Passive
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PXWS
Foreign Large Value
0.280
37
22
36
Passive
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Intermediate Government
0.050
73
9
22
Passive
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Large Blend
0.070
47
10
10
Passive
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LCK
Large Growth
0.070
39
17
25
Passive
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Large Value
0.070
63
31
32
Passive
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Large Growth
0.100
47
44
50
Passive
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Small Blend
0.100
18
42
22
Passive
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BGB
Short-Term Bond
0.050
90
31
64
Passive
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Small Blend
0.050
70
13
20
Passive
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Corporate Bond
0.050
75
52
Passive
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FRCD
World Bond-USD Hedged
0.080
85
73
65
Passive

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