The Small Cap Blend style ranks ninth out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in our 1Q20 Style Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Small Cap Blend style ranked eighth. It gets our Neutral rating, which is based on an aggregation of ratings of 59 ETFs and 778 mutual funds in the Small Cap Blend style as of January 27, 2020. See a recap of our 4Q19 Style Ratings here.
Figures 1 and 2 show the five best and worst rated ETFs and mutual funds in the style. Not all Small Cap Blend style ETFs and mutual funds are created the same. The number of holdings varies widely (from 24 to 3128). This variation creates drastically different investment implications and, therefore, ratings.