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VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF

  • The VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (MOAT) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index from its peak on February 19, 2020 through March 25, 2020 by 0.88% and trails year-to-date by 0.53%.
  • Its Index underwent its quarterly review on March 23, 2020 allowing it to target undervalued wide moat US companies. It dialed up financials exposure and scaled back health care.
  • Index reviews during market volatility and sell-offs have, at times historically, benefited the index. Most recently, the Index allocated to many oversold semiconductor companies at the end of December 2018. Many of those companies helped fuel 2019 outperformance.
  • MOAT’s valuations are at levels not seen since 2011 and are far more attractive than the broad market signaling greater upside potential if the market recognizes the mispricing of the portfolio stocks based on Morningstar’s fair value assessments.

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Fund Description

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

 
 

  • Fund Ticker

    MOAT
  • Exchange

    Cboe
  • Commencement

    04/24/2012
  • ETF Structure

    Physical
  • Administrator

    Van Eck Associates
  • Custodian

    State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Index Ticker

    MWMFTR
  • Index Reconstitution

    Semi-Annually, Staggered quarterly

 
as of 03/30/20

  • 30-Day SEC Yield1

    2.16%
  • Total Net Assets

    $2.6B
  • Number of Holdings

    48
  • Options

    Available
  • Gross Expense Ratio2

    0.48%
  • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

    0.48%
  • Distribution Frequency

    Annual
  • Next Distribution Date

    12/18/2020