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  • GOAT
    VanEck Morningstar International Wide Moat ETF

    VanEck Morningstar International Wide Moat ETF

    • NAV

      as at 24-Jul-24
    • Total Net Assets
    • Dividend Frequency
      1 each year
    • Management fee (p.a.)
    • Number of securities
    • Inception Date
    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 1pm next business day.


    Fund Description

    GOAT gives investors exposure to a diversified portfolio of attractively priced international 'wide moat' companies with sustainable competitive advantages for 20 years or more. GOAT aims to provide investment returns before fees and other costs which track the performance of the Index.

    Key benefits

    High conviction wide moat international equity strategy

    A focus on international companies Morningstar believes possess sustainable competitive advantages, or with 'wide' Economic Moats™.

    Attractive valuations

    Targets companies trading at attractive prices relative to Morningstar's estimate of fair value.

    Morningstar's core equity research

    Fuelled by Morningstar's rigorous equity research process.

    Index Key points

    Underlying Index

    Morningstar® Developed Markets ex-Australia Wide Moat Focus Select Index™

    The Index Composition

    The Index contains at least 50 and up to 100 international companies with sustainable competitive advantages trading at attractive valuations according to Morningstar.

    Companies eligible for inclusion in the Index

    • Derived from Morningstar® Developed Markets ex-Australia Index™ (Parent Index)
    • Assigned an Economic Moat™ rating of 'wide' by Morningstar's equity research team
    • Assigned a fair value estimate by Morningstar's equity research team

    Methodology highlights

    Staggered reconstitution

    Index is divided into two equally-weighted sub-portfolios, and each is reconstituted and rebalanced semi-annually on alternating quarters.

    Each sub-portfolio is reweighted to 50% of the total index every six months.

    Buffer rule

    At each quarterly review, current index constituents ranked within the top 100 of the eligible universe based on current market price/fair value ratio are given preference for inclusion

    From among the remaining eligible securities, those with the lowest current market price/fair value ratios are included in the index.

    Sector/country cap: The greater of 40% or corresponding weight in Parent Index +10%

    Index provider

    Morningstar Australasia Pty Ltd. Morningstar is not a related body corporate of VanEck.

    The Morningstar® Developed Markets ex-Australia Wide Moat Focus Select Index™ and the Morningstar® Developed Markets ex-Australia Index ('The Morningstar Indices') are created and maintained by Morningstar, Inc. Morningstar, Inc. does not sponsor, endorse, issue, sell, or promote GOAT and bears no liability with respect to GOAT or any security. Morningstar®, the Morningstar Indices and Morningstar Economic Moat are trademarks of Morningstar, Inc. and have been licensed for use by VanEck.


    Holdings & allocations


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    Documents & insights

    GOATAU /blog/international-equity/