Smart beta strategies promise an edge over traditional ETFs
Covestor is a pioneer in online investing. Covestor offers a variety of portfolios, including the Covestor Smart Beta portfolios, which are managed by Covestor's Chief Investment Officer and Investment Management team. The “Smart Beta” approach to portfolio construction is grounded in academic research. The goal is to achieve an alternative risk-return profile which is more attractive than a simple capitalization-weighted index such as the S&P 500. Covestor Smart Beta portfolios are designed to provide systematic exposure to a fundamental factor or combination of factors. Portfolios are constructed using a rules-based approach and offered at a relatively low cost.