|Bid||50.28 x 1100|
|Ask||51.14 x 2200|
|Day's Range||50.28 - 50.76|
|52 Week Range||38.64 - 51.02|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||22.70%|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.08|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.49%|
As a way to better target quality companies, investors can look to an exchange traded fund strategy that screens for companies with a strong economic moat or competitive advantage to keep them protected ...
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Take a Look at the Benefits of Moat Investing(Continued from Prior Part)VanEck Morningstar turns the moat investing philosophy into an actionable investment strategy. VO: Morningstar has identified 5 sources of competitive advantages (or moats):
Take a Look at the Benefits of Moat InvestingVanEckVO: Moat, a term first coined by Warren Buffet. “In business, I look for economic castles protected by unbreachable moats.”What is an economic moat?VO: A company’s ability to maintain
What Did 2018 Bring for Moat Stocks?(Continued from Prior Part)VanEck The most notable shift in the portfolio was the increase in information technology exposure. The U.S. Moat Index weighting of roughly 20% to information technology is now back to
What Did 2018 Bring for Moat Stocks?(Continued from Prior Part)VanEck New Year, New Positioning The U.S. Moat Index is reviewed quarterly to ensure the Index is allocated to companies that Morningstar believes possess a sustainable competitive
What Did 2018 Bring for Moat Stocks?VanEck For the Month Ending December 31, 2018 The Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (MWMFTR, or “U.S. Moat Index”) ended the year with a loss of -0.74% versus -4.38% for the broad U.S. equity market as
With the capital markets in the second month of 2019 after a tumultuous year-end to 2018, it’s been a strong start for the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT), which is up 10 percent ...
Despite a wild ride in the stock market late last year, VanEck is holding steady as one of the top 10 ETF providers in the U.S.
U.S. stocks posted their worst year in a decade after what was a rough 2018 for U.S. equities with the Dow losing 5.80 percent, while the S&P 500 shed 6.5 percent and the Nasdaq Composite down over 4 percent. A confluence of trade wars, rising interest rates and volatility helped to bring the markets down after an extended bull run that peaked during the summer, but despite the challenges near year's end, the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) gave investors the right exposure at just the right time. "Morningstar’s unique forward-looking focus on companies with sustainable competitive advantages and attractive valuations gave the index an overweight to healthcare stocks while resulted in more selective exposure to sectors that, as a whole, were viewed as overvalued throughout the year," wrote Brandon Rakszawski , Senior ETF Product Manager at VanEck.
With a trailing 12-month dividend yield of 1.06%, the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT) is not known as a high dividend play, but there is another dividend benefit to consider with ...
Consumer staples and utilities stocks were the only U.S. large cap sectors to post positive returns in October. The U.S. Moat Index displayed resilience, rather than reliance on tech, and finished ahead of U.S. large cap stocks in October and for the year-to-date period. The Morningstar US Wide Moat Focus Index continued to perform better than the US market in November.
Goldman sees only 5% rise in the S&P 500 to 3,000 by 2019-end and suggests some investing tricks. Follow the bank with these ETF strategies.
Any asset whose name includes "Wide Moat" in its name is likely to attract attention in a market correction, and one such exchange traded fund is now among the best ETFs.
ETF investors who are thinking about filling out their core portfolio can consider the benefits of moat investing strategies that enhance portfolios through a smarter investment style. On the recent webcast (available On Demand for CE Credit), Moat Investing through a Factor Lens, Edward Lopez, Head of ETF Product Management at VanEck, highlighted the fact that Morningstar's moat investing approach has generated impressive long-term performance, with the Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index significantly outperforming the S&P 500 Index and the average active and passive mutual funds and ETFs in the Morningstar Large Blend category since 2007. The Morningstar moat methodology has target companies trading at attractive prices relative to their fair value, helping investors enhance returns over time.
The popularity of factor-based smart beta investment strategies has surged in 2018 as advisors look to rules-based indexing methodologies to enhance returns and minimize drawdowns. Specifically, savvy ...
In current times where the market is experiencing heavy doses of volatility, quality screening via trusted research is a must and today, investment management firm VanEck announced it’s launching two new ...
Domestic moat companies, as represented by the Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM ( MWMFTR, or “U.S. Moat Index”), shined in September, outperforming the S&P 500® Index (1.25% vs. 0.57%, respectively). The Morningstar® Global ex-US Moat Focus IndexSM ( MGEUMFUN, or “International Moat Index”) trailed the MSCI All Country World Index ex-USA in September (0.25% vs. 0.46%, respectively), but remained ahead since the beginning of the year (-2.49% vs. -3.09%, respectively).