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MOAT - VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF

Stock Price: $72.25 USD 0.71 (0.99%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $5.51B
NAV $71.51
Expense Ratio 0.47%
PE Ratio 23.66
Beta (5Y) 1.06
Dividend (ttm) $0.90
Dividend Yield 1.26%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 21, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $72.25
Previous Close $71.54
Change ($) 0.71
Change (%) 0.99%
Day's Open 71.55
Day's Range 71.50 - 72.25
Day's Volume 435,099
52-Week Range 45.86 - 72.41

Fund Description

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 Class
Equity
Sector
Managed ETFs
Region
North America
Inception Date
Apr 25, 2012
Exchange
BATS
Ticker Symbol
MOAT
Index Tracked
Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

26.69% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Wells FargoWFC2.83%
IntelINTC2.82%
AlphabetGOOGL2.74%
AltriaMO2.71%
BlackbaudBLKB2.64%
General DynamicsGD2.64%
Cheniere EnergyLNG2.60%
BoeingBA2.58%
Northrop GrummanNOC2.57%
CortevaCTVA2.55%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 21, 2020$0.9021Dec 28, 2020
Dec 23, 2019$0.682Dec 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

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