Thu, 13 Jun 2013
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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.
The increasing complexity and capital intensity of oil and gas drilling creates significant long -term potential for these undervalued wide - moat companies, says Morningstar's Rob Bellinski.
Investors should be cautious of rapid inflows into high-yield and bank-loan funds as managers could have difficulty putting excess money to work in high-conviction ideas.
Morningstar's Paul Larson outlines the five sources of wide economic moats, our research team's moat-rating process, and the performance of the Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index.
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