In Q3 the High P/E Tier was the best performing subset, up 2.1%. However, the High P/E Tier has lagged the other two segments significantly YTD—up only 3.1% compared to +10.1% and +11.8% for the Mid and Low Tiers, respectively.
All three cap tiers of Growth also now ahead for the YTD. Growth stocks are moving towards their his- torical average valuation levels, with Mid Cap Growth now being overvalued. All Value stock segments continue to be solidly overvalued.
Growth’s leadership over Value has only been apparent in Large Caps, but this segment had a big short-term reversal in recent months. Large Cap Cyclicals (+7%) significantly lag Large Cap Growth (+17%) YTD.