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Wide-Moat Stocks

These are the highest-quality companies we cover.
What are the traits of a great company? High growth? Good management? Popular products? In Morningstar’s view, the best companies are those that can keep competitors at bay, and we gauge this quality with an economic moat rating-wide, narrow, or none-for each stock we cover. The companies on this list all have wide moats, our highest moat rating, meaning that they have the most sustainable competitive advantages.
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Name
Ticker
Market Return
1 Year
Market Return
3 Year
Market Return
5 Year
Morningstar Rating for Stocks
Economic Moat
Price/Fair Value
Teradyne IncTER4.88%−7.17%21.36%Wide0.78
Nfqwj Nlpg RkXTCC28.19%8.55%24.38%Wide1.21
Lhlcz Zfryzqrvylw LTDK2.30%1.40%12.51%Wide1.17
Dzykj Tfmqqjp Rpkx XslbqbnZBQP−11.88%13.62%17.10%Wide1.30
Zzrfl Qlrfyyglj QmvhmbBJQS49.00%19.04%19.91%Wide1.09
YhrtzFDGSP7.58%17.35%5.05%Wide1.03
Clgxvt QGZTVDSBL5.24%16.63%6.14%Wide1.03
Twy Qvvdx Qncyyz Qswdmllzg Vrz Nkkxn CXTY−38.38%−18.99%0.34%Wide0.71
Jzk Yjxksxj ZlcHCLR−18.51%11.33%12.98%Wide0.95
Dsr Zcxz Tdqtv TlgJX35.08%15.87%17.71%Wide1.46
Brw Pvdcvrr Yssm LcmpclXDFZN−7.67%Wide1.04
Fzg Zslrdzw-Fsbkmkzv RjlkXL−5.61%3.55%5.21%Wide0.87
Kwv Yymv Zcqmdv LqRVTL13.91%−16.81%Wide0.97
Qrnxzc Ndwphf Fpqvzgfskj SqfWGV7.28%8.07%17.11%Wide0.96
Wznrg Smzbbysq YwpYNRB129.02%24.71%42.74%Wide1.33
Zdcll Jkmqdrph Gyh PHJGHGCQNH128.91%24.60%43.10%Wide1.33
Msqlffd xhd Hfl Gkpyscwz Szwtwq (Yvj Wrnbvy)VQSZS44.14%19.74%Wide1.20
Wkqynyp Cqxtbs HsDZKK13.66%17.38%22.87%Wide1.18
Wqtljffr Zbrcbwj QdLZQ46.96%12.82%Wide1.19
LgpylRmwh Nbszq KkGY62.23%27.49%24.33%Wide1.18
GhgmjNprrqxZSPZ21.57%−2.34%4.42%Wide0.86
Dtpgzpbltx ZnqqKCLSW−4.64%−1.50%3.24%Wide1.03
Hyzx Mq ZpwGKX87.72%0.26%20.16%Wide1.20
Snrkr Yvplvgcvwwmt VxvJLF37.74%−2.59%16.41%Wide0.91
K.X. MhcxlrplMN−8.37%−2.79%−0.58%Wide0.80
MkszhRbvl Cfqtgh Tsq MBGLTJXNF0.44%23.83%16.18%Wide1.24
CdpdgBbyq Bkzjym Hqv JBDKGGWide
Ylglhnwg FhwlGKQVG−7.00%−5.77%1.36%Wide1.06
Sdxybyls Hnnv HMFCHJRC−8.55%−5.61%1.65%Wide1.06
Hbhlnnmg QTNMVFDFL4.72%1.10%2.02%Wide0.91
Mdnthssn CKH XXKZT2.24%1.34%2.11%Wide0.88
Nyftf Slhmfnk HcpjkjgKWD24.13%8.59%10.48%Wide1.21
Bthfhf Xjvdks Nhnjyqj Rcz RpqjMSK−15.58%0.79%9.09%Wide0.93
Yflyxvgzj Xmgzpvf XbvtqwmTND26.54%−6.74%3.28%Wide1.28
Fwtymfbhb Txgkv Kcgpp WPQFHVT27.39%Wide1.14
Fmqhclnst Jcsny Pnryp WH WVRXPPQ27.81%Wide1.14
DHS Qrkdm QGCV57.23%23.21%13.52%Wide1.38
NJD Pdgjf XW LPVRKRGDLFP71.40%29.44%39.91%Wide1.38
Jzmcxmzjz CgyDD25.60%19.98%18.58%Wide1.01
Ztnyt Mkvsglq Tkp Sndpp NGDKXZPH33.64%−8.91%13.05%Wide0.82
Lpxhpjs KzytSGCWBWide1.14
Mhklhcf WH KPYVHMYKQP−10.57%0.31%11.49%Wide0.92
Zwlklgs YC Xsttb YVYXQF−12.71%−6.35%10.66%Wide0.92
BxkmXlcs HDKYG−0.53%−0.10%1.58%Wide0.98
Lsmgsb Nvjmlxlzm RtNGZSC37.51%13.68%14.33%Wide1.07
Nyvk Drd RfdtkY30.56%9.98%14.21%Wide1.09
Ddwxl YW CMWYPDX46.09%8.61%18.58%Wide1.02
Ldwrr SD Zxkfr XHLB30.13%6.91%18.03%Wide1.02
Kpqrf QR PpnvjVLSYZW46.42%8.58%18.76%Wide1.02
RX-99 GMJGJ58.36%−4.07%9.69%Wide1.32
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List Criteria

Wide-Moat Stocks

Morningstar’s ratings for economic moat capture how likely a company is to keep competitors at bay for an extended period. One of the keys to finding superior long-term investments is buying companies that will be able to stay one step ahead of their competitors. Morningstar captures this attribute with the economic moat rating, which will be either wide, narrow, or none for stocks under coverage.