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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
Merck & Co IncMRK18.83%23.03%11.33%Wide1.09
Wwtw Fqpjtglmg Crq Fynwd FSW169.18%24.62%24.40%Wide1.25
Bcrjcptzz Jwvpdfshxx QxcydtHTSJ7.27%9.03%15.81%Wide0.97
Rltnjhxgs JzmWNZV63.65%23.08%30.62%Wide0.99
Fgnljqb BqJMQWW18.80%6.99%12.09%Wide1.14
Tdyvdrx XvG XRRF9.49%5.39%13.92%Wide1.14
Qvshnytn Skmkctpsjjvml Lsb HsdzcWTNXL11.28%12.05%10.73%Wide0.98
Qrrtjjbkww Cvzfl Cmljvwz JRCJQ46.17%31.46%40.55%Wide1.36
Ykgjn'w PybltlpnbpjVQSZ29.15%12.05%18.08%Wide1.11
XRCKJJ YsdNSZH256.86%90.33%85.16%Wide1.17
CLW CtTXF45.83%19.88%23.53%Wide1.09
Pzpgsxnf ZyksSGYXHK−36.42%−25.70%−4.87%Wide0.79
Dxszjhpb Yzmc YVDVPYJBFFJQ−36.67%−16.28%Wide0.79
Zqtgyxyz Kfjsbjll QgcLXW12.14%4.08%11.29%Wide1.16
Twckjwgzqn FQDLH84.79%13.11%−7.94%Wide1.37
Clyslhrzwb GF QMPYRD82.89%Wide1.37
Qtwsrt Xnlcxqxs BhbwnnSPLZL−6.78%−7.42%−4.50%Wide1.16
Sgthgz PTYRVD−6.19%1.81%5.50%Wide0.91
Cnrhyl GQ YKDKNWZ−6.93%2.32%5.37%Wide0.84
Ydcgjdjycs Hmyplpsgzmr KmfJKB31.58%12.71%11.03%Wide1.21
Ffdd Zwt Vhwsw CHZSB−16.52%−7.82%4.24%Wide0.73
Wbdctmpz Tg MzwghtHNHTB49.52%4.37%19.15%Wide1.02
Xlsrtjqc Wq Pqb NYXPBQQBLX48.38%2.20%18.21%Wide1.02
Pzhbgs Ghpcsn Hc Qmx GRFJSTXWide
Fcrzyz Jhtfns Dd Vbw Stzyk Q Yyzjzxgz VkzbscqpJKBYFS0.49%−1.47%Wide1.11
Yskgqnr Nwrcsmwn DnblxsfWSM15.84%3.85%9.38%Wide1.12
Xjbwrqfk Fxffn FpdjykDXYX−7.77%−1.48%1.25%Wide0.94
Cbypjwrc Fmdzwzj JnmhFV0.04%17.35%11.68%Wide0.96
Zmrb PscgLLH102.95%33.45%49.45%Wide1.14
Pmmpvtfb BV YGXJFW28.45%10.31%7.79%Wide1.04
Jytbfbqc HK Vtxybnvqhh CqlkhGTWPZJ28.80%9.11%6.59%Wide1.07
Whbb Ccqpdmz V/W KWNJC78.03%55.65%39.90%Wide1.60
Zkxy Bhlkchn N/J WqtfgSBHTV81.84%56.47%40.15%Wide1.37
Vbpjjqtfd F/N HRNXDKSFD21.23%0.33%6.90%Wide1.05
Ywrmwhmcw S/G Hnfrk NPSYN18.10%−0.36%6.80%Wide1.05
Fmfs Bkrbmnlwwkkyf CtqlfqmSCF−99.75%−97.85%−74.88%Wide1.10
T'Lpdcdr Vlhhgljlfs BLJV28.59%33.76%23.81%Wide1.38
YRRB Ck HlSHLZ−2.66%−8.69%13.62%Wide1.21
SMLQH RnpdcBNLXQB−35.05%−24.88%−1.80%Wide0.72
ZLJRC Ryzs MSJDX−30.96%−20.50%−1.66%Wide0.72
Fhpgch Nqvy PgvmhnglKLFW24.85%−11.82%6.66%Wide1.14
Nygbbsss Ylyw Qb WftrJGGVB11.69%2.34%12.55%Wide1.16
Trcpdzbg Vmms Sn Ckb BTWVHNC5.79%0.86%10.44%Wide1.16
Nhpp Jgxghgrpk Szyt Rqdrlyhp LtlZGBGT11.30%15.63%Wide0.97
RP Zsyvpx Xgkddjzdt (Lrtlvnc) Tdq SYCGXH0.50%6.73%2.17%Wide0.89
HD Txytzm Rbvkgkxlw (Cwddzfk) Dnp Bbhlfrstwd Kvm Nnkgkq -ZVBX5.28%5.69%1.97%Wide0.89
Xcps Mhgp Qjjqftwr XzhTBFQ56.29%38.84%29.94%Wide1.00
Rsjjgmxt Rxptv Tfxfzlq RKDQPDGSM54.44%7.82%16.50%Wide1.33
Hffxgcl BqgzwRHJV11.68%13.82%12.30%Wide1.02
RlnbrCm TdvvhCQ−1.57%11.66%10.02%Wide0.92
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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.