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VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF MOAT

Fund description: The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexTM (MWMFTR). The index is intended to track the overall performance of attractively priced companies with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar's equity research team.

Index description: MWMFTR is a rules-based, equal-weighted index intended to offer exposure to attractively priced companies with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar's equity research team.

Management style: Replication

  as at 24-Apr-19

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    MOAT
  • Bloomberg index code

    MWMFTR
  • Index provider

    Morningstar
  • NAV1

    $68.50
  • Shares outstanding1

    46,500,000
  • Net assets1

    $3.2B
  • Number of holdings

    46
  • NYSE commencement

    24-Apr-12
  • ASX commencement

    26-Jun-15

1Calculated daily after the NYSE has closed for that day. The NAV is calculated based on the US dollar and then converted to Australian dollars based on the relevant London WM Reuters 4pm exchange rate. This information is generally not updated until around 9am next business day. 

 

as at 24-Apr-19

Performance history (%) View all ETFs » View all indices »

1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. ETF Inception p.a.
Price return 0.09 12.30 1.62 21.52 17.98 15.73 -- 19.08
Income return 0.00 0.00 1.83 2.19 1.57 1.73 -- 1.52
Total return 0.09 12.30 3.45 23.71 19.55 17.46 -- 20.60
Index (MWMFTR) 0.13 12.41 3.69 24.33 20.15 18.10 18.54 14.88
S&P 500 1.91 12.90 0.06 18.49 16.44 16.98 15.62 --
1 Mth 3 Mths 6 Mths 1 Yr 3 Yrs p.a. 5 Yrs p.a. 10 Yrs p.a. ETF Inception p.a.
Price return 0.09 12.30 1.62 21.52 17.98 15.73 -- 19.08
Income return 0.00 0.00 1.83 2.19 1.57 1.73 -- 1.52
Total return 0.09 12.30 3.45 23.71 19.55 17.46 -- 20.60
Index (MWMFTR) 0.13 12.41 3.69 24.33 20.15 18.10 18.54 14.88
S&P 500 1.91 12.90 0.06 18.49 16.44 16.98 15.62 --

Growth of hypothetical $10,000 investment

Calendar year returns (%) as at 31 Dec 2018

NAV & premium/discount history
as at 31-Mar-19

Best & worst
quarter returns (%)
as of 31-Mar-19

  • Best quarter

    2Q'13 +18.80%
  • Worst quarter

    4Q'18 -7.88%

Best & worst quarter returns are based on NAV, reflect the period since the Fund's inception, and are updated quarterly.