Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) such as the Vanguard Value ETF (VTV), allow investors to access multiple stocks deemed to be undervalued by the market while requiring minimal personal research.

Buying undervalued investments is called value investing, a time-honored strategy that has been employed by conservative investors for many years. Brought to the forefront of investors awareness by well-known investor and author Benjamin Graham and his classic book The Intelligent Investor, value investing uses fundamental analysis to determine when stocks are potentially undervalued by the market, making them ripe to rise when that irrationality is resolved.