VIOV Vs. VBR – Which Small-Cap ETF Is Better?


Small-cap ETFs are highly sought after by small-time investors who do not wish to invest in large blend equities or cannot afford to do so.

We’ll review VIOV vs. VBR based on their unique features, composition, and performance differences.

VIOV tracks the S&P Small-Cap 600 Value Index, and the managers decide what percentage they want to invest their funds into.

VBR employs an investment approach designed to value and invest in small  US companies.

VBR is much larger than VIOV, with an average market cap of $7.2 billion, which is more than twice VIOV. It is expected since it started ahead of VIOV.

VIOV has a higher expense fee of 0.15%, while VBR is much lower at 0.07%.

VIOV and VBR are both small-cap ETFs that are good for small-time investors who do not want to invest in large blend equities but still get good returns.