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Morningstar Wide Moat ETF MOAT

  • Full Name: Market Vectors® Morningstar
    Wide Moat ETF (MOAT®)

    Management Style: Replication

    Underlying Index: Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (MWMFTR)

    Index Provider: Morningstar

    Index Description: MWMFTR is a rules-based, equal-weighted index intended to offer exposure to the 20 most attractively priced companies with sustainable competitive advantages according to Morningstar's equity research team.

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    • Fund Ticker

      MOAT
    • Exchange

      NYSE Arca
    • Commencement

      04/24/2012
    • ETF Structure

      Physical
    • Administrator

      Van Eck Associates
    • Custodian

      Bank of New York Mellon
    • Index Ticker

      MWMFTR
    • Index Rebalancing

      Quarterly
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    as of 03/02/15

    • 30-Day SEC Yield1

      1.95%
    • Total Net Assets

      $967.2M
    • Number of Holdings

      21
    • Options

      Expected
    • Gross Expense Ratio2

      0.50%
    • Net Expense Ratio/TER2

      0.49%
    • Distribution Frequency

      Annual
    • Next Distribution Date

      12/18/2015
  • Index Key Points

    Underlying Index: Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (MWMFTR) 

    The Index comprises: 

    Twenty of the most undervalued wide-moat stocks, as determined by Morningstar's time-tested proprietary research; according to Morningstar, wide-moat stocks are companies identified as having sustainable competitive advantages

    Companies eligible for inclusion in Index: 

    • Minimum market capitalization of $100 million
    • Meet Morningstar's proprietary liquidity screens
    • Trade on a U.S. stock exchange (excluding ADRs, GDRs)

    Index provider: 

    Morningstar

  • Index Profile

    • Ticker

      MWMFTR
    • Inception Date

      02/14/2007
    • Rebalance Frequency

      Quarterly
  • Download All Index ConstituentsIndex Top 10 Constituents (%)  as of 01/31/15

    Total Constituents: 20
    Constituent Name
    Ticker
    Weightings (%)
    Actavis Plc
    ACT US
    5.53
    Exelon Corp
    EXC US
    5.40
    Amazon.Com Inc
    AMZN US
    5.34
    Polaris Industries Inc
    PII US
    5.27
    Exxon Mobil Corp
    XOM US
    5.17
    Schlumberger Ltd
    SLB US
    5.16
    Baxter International Inc
    BAX US
    5.14
    Ebay Inc
    EBAY US
    5.11
    Williams Cos Inc
    WMB US
    5.10
    Intl Business Machines Corp
    IBM US
    5.07
    Top 10 Total (%)52.29
    These are not recommendations to buy or to sell any security. Securities and holdings may vary.
  • Index Country Weightings (%) as of 01/31/15

    • Country

      Weightings (%)
    • U.S.

      100.0
  • Index Sector Weightings (%) as of 01/31/15

    • Sector

      Weightings (%)
    • Energy

      34.1
    • Information Technology

      19.9
    • Consumer Discretionary

      15.2
    • Health Care

      10.7
    • Industrials

      9.8
    • Utilities

      5.4
    • Financials

      4.9