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Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETFFund



  • Change 0.07 (0.2%)
  • Volume 0.78 M

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  • Assets $838.0M
  • Expense Ratio 0.49%
  • Yield 1.36%
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US Equity ETF

Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to replicate the performance of the Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index. The Index is a rules-based equal-weighted index intended to offer exposure to the 20 most attractively priced companies with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar's equity research team.

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  • How 'Economic Moats' Can Help International ETF Investors

    11-17-2015 03:02 PM by Tom Lydon

    The Market Vectors Morningstar International Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOTI) can help investors diversify into international markets and potentially provide more attractive returns. MOTI may act as a strong core position as investors seek greater overseas exposure. On the recent ...

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  • ETF Hunts Companies with Competitive Advantages

    11-16-2015 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Investors who are seeking overseas exposure can take a look at exchange traded funds that track quality stocks with competitive economic advantages. On the upcoming webcast, Improve International Stock Selection, Brandon Rakszawski, Product Manager at Van Eck Global, Dan Lefko...

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  • ETF Style Ratings: Large-Cap Blend

    11-13-2015 01:00 PM by David Trainer

    The Large Cap Blend style ranks second out of the twelve fund styles as detailed in our 4Q15 Style Ratings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. Last quarter, the Large Cap Blend style ranked second as well. It gets our Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 2...

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  • Wide Moat ETF Gets an International Counterpart

    07-14-2015 12:00 PM by Todd Shriber

    The popular Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT) got an international equivalent today with the debut of the Market Vectors Morningstar International Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOTI). MOTI tracks the Global ex-US Moat Focus Index (MGEUMFUN), "a rules-based, equal-weighted in...

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  • Some ETFs Like GE’s Plan to Slash Financial Services Exposure

    04-10-2015 11:53 AM by Todd Shriber

    Shares of Dow component General Electric (NYSE: GE) are up 7.5% Friday to trade at the highest levels since late 2013 after the company said it is leaving the lending business to focus on industrial efforts, including manufacturing aircraft engines and parts, railroad locomotives...

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  • Wide Moat ETF Boots Berkshire, Adds Exxon, GE

    10-03-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    The Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT), an ETF that espouses thevirtues of investing in companies with sustainable and wide competitive moats, a gospel preached by none other than Berkshire Hathway's (NYSE: BRK-A) Warren Buffet, has removed the Oracle of Omaha's stock ...

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  • Berkshire’s Blast-Off a Boon for These ETFs

    08-14-2014 01:35 PM by Todd Shriber

    One of Thursday's more notable news items pertaining to an individual stock is the ascent of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) to $200,000 per share. Shares of the financial services conglomerate are up just 0.9% at this writing, but in dollar terms, that works ou...

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  • Wide Moat ETF Delivers Performance, Rapid Growth

    06-20-2014 01:29 PM by Tom Lydon

    Over the years, scores of investors have worshipped at the altar of Warren Buffett who has ardently preached the virtues of investing in companies with sustainable and wide competitive moats. Knowing the reverence for him Buffett's followers have and, more importantly, his lon...

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  • Holy Health Care: This Week’s Most Searched ETFs

    02-22-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    Let's just go ahead and eschew cheeky puns regarding feeling healthy and writing prescriptions to get down to the nitty gritty: Exchange traded funds holding health care stocks have been stellar performers this year. Those ETFs have also been quite popular, at least on ETF Tre...

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  • Investors Continue Warming to Wide Moat ETF

    02-14-2014 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT) has proven sturdy this year even as U.S. stocks have seesawed, again underscoring the advantages of investing in companies with deep competitive moats. Warren Buffett is also well known for his preference for large, established...

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  • Wide Moat ETF Tops $500 Million in Assets

    01-10-2014 06:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT) has crossed the $500 million in assets under management level, an impressive feat given that MOAT will not celebrate its second anniversary until late April. To be precise, MOAT had $545.2 million in AUM as of Jan. 8. MOAT gain...

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  • Wide Moat ETF Beats its Buffett Stocks

    12-17-2013 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT) is an ETF built on the principles of investing in companies with noteworthy competitive advantages. MOAT tries to reflect the performance of the Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index, which utilizes a "wide moat" investment strateg...

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  • A Chat With Market Vectors on MOAT, EM Bond ETFs

    11-01-2013 08:15 AM by Max Chen

    Investors can navigate a changing market environment through specialized equity and fixed-income Market Vectors exchange traded funds. ETF Trends' Tom Lydon sat down with Ed Lopez, Marketing Director for Market Vectors, and Patrick Finn, CFA, Director, ETF Business Development...

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  • Better to Stick With MOAT Than Cherry Pick Holdings

    10-29-2013 09:20 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Market Vectors Wide Moat (NYSEArca: MOAT) has risen to prominence this year for several reasons, all of which are positive. MOAT, which debuted in April 2012, is up 26% year-to-date. Not only that, but the ETF has been framed, and somewhat accurately, as an easy way for in...

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  • Sector and 'Wide Moat' ETFs to Invest Like Warren Buffett

    08-05-2013 01:41 PM by Tom Lydon

    No one can make stock picks like Warren Buffett. Nevertheless, investors can mimic the sector exposures of Buffett's flagship Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B) through low-cost exchange traded funds. "Most investors, both institutional and individual, will find that the best wa...

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  • ETF Patterned on Warren Buffett's Economic 'Moat' Approach

    06-30-2013 08:47 AM by Tom Lydon

    Instead of pulling your hair out to find the best stock picks in today's markets, exchange traded fund investors can let Morningstar analysts do the work for you. The Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT) tries to reflect the performance of the Morningstar Wide Moat Fo...

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  • Morningstar 'Wide Moat' ETF Covers Firms with a Competitive Edge

    06-27-2013 01:40 PM by Tom Lydon

    I do the "ETF of the Week" for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe's MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market. This Thursday, I focused on the Market Vectors Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT). The Morningstar str...

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  • Seven ETFs to Watch in 2013

    12-25-2012 06:59 AM by Tom Lydon

    As the economic outlook gets murkier heading into the so-called fiscal cliff, investors should stick to high-quality stocks and exchange traded funds. Moreover, investors shouldn't overlook opportunities in the emerging markets and fixed-income space. Steven Goldberg for Kipli...

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  • Will Dividend ETFs Fall Over the Fiscal Cliff?

    12-07-2012 06:09 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend ETFs and some traditional yield-producing sectors faced some pressure in November on expectations dividend tax rates will rise in 2013 as fiscal cliff negotiations look set to go down to the wire. However, that doesn't mean investors should automatically dump their di...

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  • MOAT: An ETF Tailored for an Uncertain Market

    05-30-2012 07:25 AM by Tom Lydon

    Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (NYSEArca: MOAT) is a basket of stocks that the research company selects as a top pick. The exchange traded fund is proving to be a good tool to help investors navigate this uncertain market. "The Morningstar index comes closer to looki...

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  • This ETF Targets Companies with a Competitive Advantage

    05-21-2012 02:27 PM by Tom Lydon

    Between purely active and passive ETFs there is a gray area of funds tracking quantitative indices that codify techniques used by active managers in a rules-based benchmark. One example is Van Eck Global recently partnering with Morningstar to launch the Market Vectors Morning...

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  • New Van Eck ETF Leverages Morningstar Research

    04-26-2012 03:02 PM by Tom Lydon

    Van Eck's Market Vectors exchange traded fund division has added a new fund product that follows companies that are able to hold onto their competitive edge over an extended period of time. According to a press release, the Market Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat Research ETF (NY...

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Number of Holdings: 21

Real Estate 34.9%
Technology 17.1%
Utilities 14.5%
US Stocks 13.7%
Recreational Vehicles & Boats 10.2%
Textiles Apparel & Shoes 5.4%
Unknown 4.2%
Midstream - Oil & Gas 14.6%
Entertainment Content 8.7%
Internet Media 6.2%
Application Software 5.7%
Apparel Footwear & Acc Design 5.4%
Automobiles 5.4%
Utility Networks 5.3%
Biotech 5.2%
Packaged Food 5.2%
P&C Insurance 5%
Medical Equipment 5%
Banks 5%
Consumer Finance 5%
Large Pharma 4.8%
Recreational Vehicles 4.8%
Integrated Oils 4.6%
Investment Management 4.3%
United States 100.1%
Large-cap 79.4%
Micro-cap 20.7%

Number of Holdings: 21





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