VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT)

BATS: MOAT · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
64.55
-0.14 (-0.22%)
Jun 29, 2022 3:59 PM EDT - Market closed
-0.22%
Assets $6.34B
NAV $64.69
Expense Ratio 0.46%
PE Ratio 20.68
Shares Out 98.05M
Dividend (ttm) $0.82
Dividend Yield 1.27%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 20, 2021
1-Year Return -13.20%
Volume 497,080
Open 72.84
Previous Close 64.69
Day's Range 63.91 - 64.78
52-Week Low 67.29
52-Week High 78.43
Beta 1.02
Holdings 50
Inception Date Apr 25, 2012

About MOAT

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 Class Equity
Sector Managed ETFs
Region North America
Issuer Van Eck Associates
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol MOAT
Index Tracked Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

26.86% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Kellogg Company K 2.97%
Veeva Systems VEEV 2.89%
Gilead Sciences GILD 2.81%
Biogen BIIB 2.72%
Polaris PII 2.67%
Ecolab ECL 2.63%
The Western Union Company WU 2.55%
Microsoft MSFT 2.55%
BlackRock BLK 2.55%
Alphabet GOOGL 2.53%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 20, 2021 $0.8227 Dec 27, 2021
Dec 21, 2020 $0.9021 Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019 $0.7167 Dec 30, 2019
Dec 20, 2018 $0.738 Dec 27, 2018
Dec 18, 2017 $0.456 Dec 22, 2017
Full Dividend History

News

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