|Last Price$12.89||Day Change (%)-1.30%|
|Open Price$13.05||Day Change ($)-0.17|
|Day Range12.82–13.08||52-Week Range11.96–16.88|
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UPDATE: 5 misguided myths about stock-market volatility
In an excerpt from their new book, Morningstar's Heather Brilliant and Elizabeth Collins explore how to identify a moat and how intangible assets can help a firm carve out a sustainable competitive advantage.
An economic moat provides a gauge of a company's competitive advantages and overall strength, and it is a highly valuable tool for investors of all levels.
Moats are key to sound equity-investing strategies, and Morningstar's Matt Coffina details what to look for and how to leverage a stock's competitive advantages to your benefit.
Beat the rush and use this screen to find beaten-down, but solid firms.