Dividend strategies can look and behave differently from one another depending on how they manage the trade-off between income and dividend growth.
New research lends greater insights into how utilities gain and hold their competitive advantages.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina offers some of his new investment ideas following a quarterly rebalancing of the Wide Moat Focus Index.
Morningstar StockInvestor editor Matt Coffina discusses recent additions to the Wide Moat Focus Index.
StockInvestor editor Paul Larson details recent changes to Morningstar's Wide Moat Focus Index, noting how the rally in wide - moat names could have them more fairly priced than lower-quality stocks.
It was a good year for wide - moat stocks overall, but Exxon, Amazon, and a few others lagged the market, says Morningstar markets editor Jeremy Glaser.
Understanding the assumptions behind our $90 fair value estimate, high uncertainty, and poor stewardship ratings.
Some energy names and out-of-favor companies joined the index, but, in a sign of the times, few deeply discounted stocks.
Wal-Mart’s comparable-store sales are trending in the right direction.
It should manage the oil downturn, but we expect cash flow volatility in the crude marketing segment.