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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 22-Jul-19

  • Exchange

    ASX
  • ASX code

    MOAT
  • Bloomberg index code

    MWMFTR
  • Index provider

    Morningstar
  • NAV1

    $70.00
  • Shares outstanding1

    48,000,000
  • Net assets1

    $3.4B
  • Number of holdings

    52
  • 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 22-Jul-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

    48,000,000
  • ISIN

    AU00000MOAT4

Fees and other costs  

  • Management costs p.a.

    0.49%

Prices as at  22-Jul-19

NAV/
Last trade
Volume:
30-day avg/
Previous day
Daily change: NAV/
Last trade
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 $70.00
$70.14
5,687
2,665
$0.24 / +0.34%
$0.07 / +0.10%
+19.79%
+20.02%
$0.14
+0.19%

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 5.83 4.40 17.25 16.26 16.20 16.13 -- 19.08
Income return 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.10 1.56 1.73 -- 1.46
Total return 5.83 4.40 17.25 18.36 17.76 17.86 -- 20.54
Index (MWMFTR) 5.87 4.54 17.51 18.94 18.35 18.50 17.68 21.15
S&P 500 5.80 5.43 19.03 16.47 16.49 17.45 16.30 --
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 5.83 4.40 17.25 16.26 16.20 16.13 -- 19.08
Income return 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.10 1.56 1.73 -- 1.46
Total return 5.83 4.40 17.25 18.36 17.76 17.86 -- 20.54
Index (MWMFTR) 5.87 4.54 17.51 18.94 18.35 18.50 17.68 21.15
S&P 500 5.80 5.43 19.03 16.47 16.49 17.45 16.30 --

Top ten holdings (%) View all daily holdings » as at 30-Jun-19

No. of holdings: 52
Holding name
Ticker
No. of securities held Market value
(US$)
% of Net
assets(US$)
FACEBOOK INC-A
FB US
337,265 65,092,145 2.86
APPLIED MATERIALS INC
AMAT US
1,382,537 62,089,737 2.72
GUIDEWIRE SOFTWARE INC
GWRE US
608,378 61,677,362 2.71
AMAZON.COM INC
AMZN US
31,443 59,541,408 2.61
BLACKROCK INC
BLK US
126,157 59,205,480 2.60
GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP
GD US
324,909 59,074,954 2.59
COMCAST CORP-CLASS A
CMCSA US
1,396,922 59,061,862 2.59
GENERAL MILLS INC
GIS US
1,114,911 58,555,126 2.57
T ROWE PRICE GROUP INC
TROW US
531,921 58,357,053 2.56
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO
EMR US
872,540 58,215,869 2.55
Top ten total (%) 26.36
These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security.

Country weightings (%) as at 30-Jun-19

  • Country

    Weightings (%)
  • UNITED STATES

    100.1
  • Other/Cash

    -0.1
  • Total

    100.0

Sector weightings (%) as at 30-Jun-19

  • Sector

    Weightings (%)
  • Information Technology

    20.3
  • Health Care

    19.3
  • Consumer Staples

    12.5
  • Financials

    12.2
  • Industrials

    10.2
  • Communication Services

    9.3
  • Consumer Discretionary

    7.7
  • Energy

    2.6
  • Utilities

    2.5
  • Materials

    2.4
  • Real Estate

    1.1
  • Other/Cash

    -0.1
  • Total

    100.0