The Mid Cap Blend style ranks seventh out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in our 1Q19 Style Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Mid Cap Blend style ranked sixth. It gets our Neutral rating, which is based on an aggregation of ratings of 17 ETFs and 381 mutual funds in the Mid Cap Blend style as of January 25, 2019. See a recap of our 4Q18 Style Ratings here.
Figures 1 and 2 show the five best and worst rated ETFs and mutual funds in the style. Not all Mid Cap Blend style ETFs and mutual funds are created the same. The number of holdings varies widely (from 23 to 2610). This variation creates drastically different investment implications and, therefore, ratings.