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VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT)

BATS: MOAT · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
75.16 -0.11 (-0.15%)
Sep 27, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets$6.72B
NAV$75.06
Expense Ratio0.47%
PE Ratio27.00
Shares Out89.50M
Dividend (ttm)$0.90
Dividend Yield1.20%
Ex-Dividend DateDec 21, 2020
1-Year Return
-
Volume549,095
Open75.29
Previous Close75.27
Day's Range75.07 - 75.53
52-Week Low52.37
52-Week High77.04
Beta1.08
Holdings50
Inception DateApr 25, 2012

About MOAT

The investment seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its total assets in securities that comprise the fund's benchmark index. The index is comprised of securities issued by companies that Morningstar, Inc. (Morningstar) determines to have sustainable competitive advantages based on a proprietary methodology that considers quantitative and qualitative factors (wide moat companies).

Asset ClassEquity
SectorManaged ETFs
RegionNorth America
IssuerVan Eck Associates
Stock ExchangeBATS
Ticker SymbolMOAT
Index TrackedMorningstar Wide Moat Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

26.31% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Salesforce.comCRM2.81%
Wells FargoWFC2.79%
Cheniere EnergyLNG2.70%
AlphabetGOOGL2.69%
MicrosoftMSFT2.66%
Tyler TechnologiesTYL2.59%
Gilead SciencesGILD2.53%
Guidewire SoftwareGWRE2.53%
Philip MorrisPM2.51%
Compass MineralsCMP2.50%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 21, 2020$0.9021Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019$0.7167Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018$0.738Dec 27, 2018
Dec 18, 2017$0.456Dec 22, 2017
Dec 28, 2016$0.00Jan 4, 2017
Dec 19, 2016$0.408Dec 23, 2016
Full Dividend History

News

Some Wide Moat Stocks Offering Investors Good Value

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) isn't a dedicated value exchange traded fund. It's not explicitly dedicated to any of the prominent investment factors, but there are times when MOAT ...

3 weeks ago - ETF Trends

This Wide Moat ETF Is Getting a Growth Stock Makeover

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) got off to an impressive start this year due in large part to exposure to value stocks. However, MOAT isn't resting on its laurels.

2 months ago - ETF Trends

Divergent Duo Making Its Presence Felt in MOAT ETF

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) isn't an actively managed exchange traded fund, but stock selection is a pivotal driver of the fund's stellar long-term performance. That makes rebala...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

For Long-Term Value Fans, Early Investments May Be Paying Off

The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) isn't a dedicated value exchange traded fund, but it is among the ETFs benefiting from the resurgence of value stocks this year. MOAT tracks the Morni...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

Stock Selection Making ‘MOAT' a Magnificent Value Alternative

Value stocks are captivating investors' attention and assets this year, but some passive strategies are working better than others. With the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT), investors ac...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

Why Seek Out ‘Moats' in Your Value Investing Strategy?

As value continues to outdo growth when it comes to capturing investor interest, many advisors are considering funds like the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT). Fundamental analysis involv...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

7 Best Long-Term Dividend Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolio

Given the low interest rate environment, investors look for dividend shares. Here are seven long-term stocks for retirement portfolios.

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4 months ago - InvestorPlace

This Moat ETF Topped VanEck Fund Flows the Past Month

Finding value makes for a strong long-term investment, which could be why the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) has been seeing strong fund flows the past month. Fundamental analysis invol...

4 months ago - ETF Trends

Fixated by Factor Investing? Consider Economic ‘Moats'

Whether it's growth, quality, value, or some other factor, factor-based strategies are popular with advisors and investors, particularly when in ETF form. Even still, there are alternative ways of deplo...

4 months ago - ETF Trends

A Heightened Value Tilt Is All Well and Good for This MOAT ETF

Shape-shifting to the ebbs and flows of the market can help ETFs investors snag the best from today's investing factors. One such fund is the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT).

5 months ago - ETF Trends

3 VanEck ETFs Are Putting Up Huge YTD Inflows

Tactical funds from VanEck that go beyond basic beta strategies can help give ETF investors alternative exposure to alpha. A great place to start is with fund inflows.

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5 months ago - ETF Trends

Stock Bubble to Burst Ahead? Quality ETFs to Play

U.S. markets have seen a great start to 2021, thanks to a super-dovish Fed and ECB, COVID-19 vaccine rollouts and optimism about fatter fiscal stimulus in the Biden presidency. Can the rally last?

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8 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

In an Endless Sea of ETFs, Cast a Wide Net with MOAT

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have garnered over $400 billion in capital despite a challenging market environment in 2020. Rather than cast a wide net into a growing sea of ETFs, investors can opt for a ...

9 months ago - ETF Trends

VanEck's Wide Moat ETF: On the Cusp of Resurgence?

With markets settling into the results posted on Election Day, clarity is here, and that could lift the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (CBOE: MOAT). The Morningstar Economic Moat Rating method...

10 months ago - ETF Trends

Moat Stocks: Poised for a Comeback?

As the markets work through the turmoil that has accompanied this U.S. election season, I'm reminded of a research paper published this spring by Andrew Lane of Morningstar.

10 months ago - ETF Trends

3 ETPs to Play Buffett's Moat Advantage

Learn about Warren Buffett's "moat" investment strategy and discover three ETPs that provide exposure to companies with an economic moat.

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11 months ago - Investopedia

Moat Index Review: Value Is In, Facebook Is Out

The Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (the “Index”) completed its quarterly review on Friday, September 18, 2020. The first quarter and second quarter reviews saw more significant changes to the inde...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

An ETF Strategy That Focuses on Companies’ Competitive Advantage

Exchange traded fund investors who are seeking a way to diversify their investment portfolios can consider a timeless investment philosophy, driven by Morningstar’s forward-looking equity research, focu...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

VanEck Model Portfolios Added to Envestnet Wealth Platform

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--VanEck’s Wide Moat Strategy and Municipal Allocation Strategy now available to advisors using Envestnet’s platform

1 year ago - Business Wire

Innovation Fortifies Drug Company Moats

The Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (the “Index”) has had an overweight position to the healthcare sector relative to the S&P 500 Index at many times historically.

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Moat Index Shifts Away from Big Tech

By Brandon Rakszawski, Senior ETF Product Manager, VanEck Global Morningstar Strategist Andrew Lane and I hosted our quarterly moat investing webinar on July 8, 2020 and took the opportunity to highligh...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Moat Index De-FAANGed Further

The Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (the “Index”) completed its quarterly rebalance and reconstitution on Friday, June 19, 2020.

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Did Markets Soar Ahead of Fundamentals? Quality ETFs to Play

Many academic studies have demonstrated that high-quality companies consistently deliver better risk adjusted returns than the broader market over the long term.

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1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Previous Laggards Spark Rally for Wide Moat ETF

Some previously scuffling stocks are supporting a recent rally in the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (CBOE: MOAT). The Morningstar Economic Moat Rating methodology assigns an economic moat rat...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

Switching Costs Matter For This Wide Moat ETF

Switching costs are easy to understand. Simply stated, these are the costs incurred by a consumer or business when a brand, product, or service changed is made.

1 year ago - ETF Trends