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With roughly two thirds of this sector enjoying a narrow or wide economic moat, we continue to find pockets of opportunity when short-term concerns outweigh our forecasted long-term growth trajectories.
Amid the current challenging environment for defensive names, we see several opportunities for long-term investment in wide-moat companies at reasonable discounts.
Knowing the sources of a company's revenue, not just its country of domicile, is important for investors to get the actual exposures they want, says American Funds portfolio manager Rob Lovelace.
In a market leaning toward the overvalued side, investors must dig deeper to unearth buying opportunities.
Our top managers continue to find attractive buying opportunities in wide-moat firms.
In the battle between consumer product firms and retailers, has the competitive edge shifted?
Things started going south in November--before the elements did, writes Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
More than a dozen analyst-approved foreign large-cap funds own these names.
Strengthening volume suggests innovation investments are reaping benefits.