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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 20-Mar-19

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    MOAT
  • Bloomberg index code

    MWMFTR
  • Index provider

    Morningstar
  • NAV1

    $65.85
  • Shares outstanding1

    44,950,000
  • Net assets1

    $3.0B
  • 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 20-Mar-19

Key points

Quality Companies
A focus on quality U.S. companies Morningstar believes possess sustainable competitive advantages, or "moats"
Attractive Valuations  
Index targets companies trading at attractive prices relative to Morningstar's estimate of fair value
Morningstar's Core Equity Research
Index fueled by Morningstar's rigorous equity research process

Trading information

  • ASX code

    MOAT
  • IRESS code

    MOAT.AXW
  • Shares outstanding

    44,950,000
  • ISIN

    AU00000MOAT4

Fees and other costs  

  • Management costs p.a.

    0.49%

Prices as at  20-Mar-19

NAV/
Last trade
Volume:
30-day avg/
Previous day
Daily change: NAV/
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YTD change:
NAV/
Last trade
Premium/
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Premium/
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Distribution charts
NAV &
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History
NAV
Chart
MOAT $65.85
$66.54
5,495
4,866
$-0.36 / -0.55%
$0.09 / +0.14%
+12.68%
+13.86%
$0.69
+1.05%

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 6.21 3.79 2.69 18.97 17.45 15.18 -- 19.33
Income return 0.00 1.87 1.86 2.14 1.56 1.73 -- 1.54
Total return 6.21 5.66 4.55 21.11 19.01 16.91 -- 20.87
Index (MWMFTR) 6.24 5.80 4.80 21.75 19.63 17.53 18.95 15.08
S&P 500 5.82 4.45 -1.74 14.54 15.54 15.87 15.46 --
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 -7.50 -9.51 -0.84 7.75 13.71 12.66 -- 17.79
Income return 1.67 1.63 1.79 1.95 1.53 1.68 -- 1.56
Total return -5.83 -7.88 0.95 9.70 15.24 14.34 -- 19.35
Index (MWMFTR) -5.76 -7.76 1.22 10.28 15.82 14.94 15.82 13.31
S&P 500 -5.71 -11.37 -2.15 5.92 10.47 13.72 13.08 --

Top ten holdings (%) View all daily holdings » as at 28-Feb-19

No. of holdings: 49
Holding name
Ticker
No. of securities held Market value
(US$)
% of Net
assets(US$)
JONES LANG LASALLE INC
JLL US
356,621 58,885,260 2.92
KLA-TENCOR CORP
KLAC US
499,130 57,644,524 2.86
STARBUCKS CORP
SBUX US
806,684 56,677,618 2.81
GENERAL MILLS INC
GIS US
1,198,865 56,502,507 2.80
INTEL CORP
INTC US
1,044,886 55,337,163 2.74
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC
MCHP US
628,754 54,619,860 2.71
SALESFORCE.COM INC
CRM US
331,554 54,258,812 2.69
KRAFT FOODS INC-CLASS A
MDLZ US
1,127,890 53,191,292 2.64
FACEBOOK INC-A
FB US
320,427 51,732,939 2.56
PHILIP MORRIS
PM US
593,250 51,577,155 2.56
Top ten total (%) 27.29
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security.

Country weightings (%) as at 28-Feb-19

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • UNITED STATES

    100.1
  • Other/Cash

    -0.1
  • Total

    100.0

Sector weightings (%) as at 28-Feb-19

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Information Technology

    21.3
  • Health Care

    21.0
  • Consumer Staples

    15.4
  • Financials

    12.0
  • Communication Services

    8.7
  • Consumer Discretionary

    7.7
  • Industrials

    6.3
  • Real Estate

    2.9
  • Utilities

    2.5
  • Materials

    2.3
  • Other/Cash

    -0.1
  • Total

    100.0