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VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF MOAT

Fund description: MOAT gives investors exposure to a diversified portfolio of attractively priced US companies with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar’s equity research team. MOAT aims to provide investment returns before fees and other costs which track the performance of the Index.

Index description: The Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus NR AUD Index™ 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 21-Nov-19

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    MOAT
  • Bloomberg index code

    MWMFNAUD
  • Index provider

    Morningstar
  • NAV1

    $78.99
  • Units outstanding1

    1,895,428
  • Net assets1

    $149.7M
  • Number of holdings1

    51
  • NYSE commencement

    24-Apr-12
  • ASX commencement

    26-Jun-15

1As of the close of the previous trading day.

as at 21-Nov-19

The NAV is generally calculated daily after all markets are closed for that day based on the closing price of the securities on the relevant foreign stock exchange. The NAV is then converted to AUD based on the relevant London WM Reuters 4pm exchange rate. This means, due to Australia’s time zone, that the NAV will generally not be updated until around 3pm next business day.

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
  • Units outstanding

    1,895,428
  • ISIN

    AU00000MOAT4

Fees and other costs  

  • Management costs p.a.

    0.49%

Prices as at  21-Nov-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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History
NAV
Chart
MOAT $78.99
$78.93
8,810
6,975
$0.11 / +0.13%
$-0.07 / -0.09%
+35.17%
+35.11%
$-0.06
-0.08%

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 1.93 5.51 9.34 21.96 20.18 16.16 -- 19.74
Income return 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.20 1.60 1.74 -- 1.41
Total return 1.93 5.51 9.34 24.16 21.78 17.90 -- 21.15
Index (MWMFNAUD) 1.95 5.65 9.63 24.79 22.40 18.53 18.78 21.76
S&P 500 0.03 1.70 6.48 17.29 18.77 16.32 16.77 19.74
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 3.61 8.47 13.25 15.08 18.71 15.78 -- 19.68
Income return 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.08 1.58 1.73 -- 1.42
Total return 3.61 8.47 13.25 17.16 20.29 17.51 -- 21.10
Index (MWMFNAUD) 3.68 8.64 13.57 17.77 20.91 18.15 17.47 21.71
S&P 500 1.61 5.77 11.51 11.57 18.31 16.74 16.32 19.98

Top ten holdings (%) View all daily holdings » as at 31-Oct-19

No. of holdings: 51
Holding name
Ticker
No. of securities held Market value
(US$)
% of Net
assets(US$)
BIOGEN IDEC INC
BIIB US
-- 2.98
BRISTOL-MYER SQB
BMY US
-- 2.76
STATE STREET CORP
STT US
-- 2.71
INTEL CORP
INTC US
-- 2.67
AMGEN INC
AMGN US
-- 2.67
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP
UTX US
-- 2.57
POLARIS INC
PII US
-- 2.57
WELLS FARGO & CO
WFC US
-- 2.56
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO
EMR US
-- 2.55
ZIMMER BIOMET HOLDINGS INC
ZBH US
-- 2.55
Top ten total (%) 26.59

These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security.

Holdings: Holdings data shows the direct investments of the VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT), the underlying US fund into which MOAT primarily invests to obtain exposure to the securities in the index. Accordingly the percentage holdings of MOAT will vary slightly to those shown above because of its cash positions.

Country weightings (%) as at 31-Oct-19

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • United States

    99.9
  • Other/Cash

    0.1
  • Total

    100.0

Sector weightings (%) as at 31-Oct-19

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Health Care

    23.1
  • Information Technology

    18.2
  • Financials

    12.5
  • Industrials

    11.2
  • Consumer Discretionary

    11.0
  • Consumer Staples

    8.7
  • Communication Services

    6.1
  • Energy

    4.3
  • Utilities

    2.5
  • Materials

    2.3
  • Other/Cash

    0.1
  • Total

    100.0