Like our Ultimate Stock-Pickers series, we take a deep dive into the portfolios of Medalist ESG funds.
These stocks have gained twice as much as the S&P 500 in 2017 yet remain undervalued according to our metrics.
These sectors are home to the greatest number of narrow- and wide-moat companies.
The most expensive U.S. stocks we cover aren't necessarily bad investments, but they feel a little rich today.
Whether you prefer higher-quality companies or more speculative fare, there's plenty of good ideas on our list.
There have been few changes since we first began issuing Morningstar Analyst Ratings for ETFs one year ago, but we've ramped up coverage dramatically.
Enduring competitive advantages are promising for any company but particularly so for smaller companies with long growth runways.
For investors looking abroad, these high-quality stocks are selling at compelling valuations.
Take a look at Morningstar analysts' nine 'exponential technology' themes and some undervalued stocks poised to benefit from them.
These high-quality dividend payers are trading at discounts to our estimates of their fair value.
Our equity analysts share their favorite picks at the end of the third quarter.
These high-quality names are on sale.
These names all gained more than 10% during the past three months yet remain undervalued by our metrics.
These fixed-income funds could be well positioned to outperform if investors abandon riskier assets in favor of higher-quality fare.
These funds could be well positioned to outperform when growth stocks take a back seat to steadier fare.
These stocks are positioned to outperform their peers, and they also score well on environmental, social, and governance metrics.
While there's no telling if their short-term momentum will continue, these stocks' long-term prospects look bright.
We found some bargains among stocks that have lost more than a fifth of their value in the past three months.
We sifted through our consumer defensive coverage list for sturdy, competitively advantaged bargains.
We look at some of the highest-quality companies in the Morningstar US Dividend Growth Index, which looks for cash-rich businesses with sustainable and growing yields.
With the second quarter in the books, our equity analysts name their best ideas in every sector.
We take a closer look at the dividend payers we added to the index (and those we removed) in June.
The Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index scoops up some asset managers and jettisons some real estate stocks.
For investors looking abroad, these moat-worthy stocks are selling at compelling valuations.
Investors continue to flock to index funds in droves, but they've kept the faith in some actively managed bond funds and a few strong-performing active equity strategies.
The reasons include investors' shifting preference for lower costs, the rise of target-date funds, and good ol' performance-chasing.
When markets sell off indiscriminately, it can be a great time to shop for high-quality bargains.
Stocks in the media sector have lagged of late; we found five compelling bargains amid the sell-off.
We examined the 500-plus holdings in the Morningstar US Growth Index and found some stocks with decent growth prospects at reasonable valuations.
We examined the nearly 500 holdings in the Morningstar US Value Index and found some solid stocks at great prices, and others that look too expensive.
While it's true that most funds won't beat market indexes over long stretches after accounting for fees, here's a closer look at a handful of Morningstar Medalists that did.
We look at the least expensive companies in the Morningstar US Dividend Growth Index, which looks for cash-rich businesses with sustainable and growing yields.
These high-quality small-cap firms may deserve a place on your watchlist.
These high-quality dividend payers are the newest entrants to the index, and we take a closer look at three that are undervalued today.
We take an in-depth look at the new constituents of Morningstar's Wide Moat Focus Index and highlight the stocks that are most attractive today.
Despite the dour headlines, we see buying opportunities in these real estate investment trusts.
Uncertainties regarding healthcare loom large, but we think these profitable stocks are being punished too harshly.
As stocks of traditional retailers continue to founder, investors are underappreciating these versatile brands.
These are some of our favorite exchange-traded funds for investors seeking to add or augment their portfolio's international-stock exposure.
Apple may be fairly valued after hitting record highs, but we think these technology stocks are undervalued.
We'd love to own these stocks if they were cheaper, but they are overvalued relative to our fair value estimates.
We take a closer look at valuations among stocks in the Morningstar Dividend Yield Focus Index and highlight a few of the most undervalued stocks.
We take an in-depth look at the new constituents of Morningstar’s Wide Moat Focus Index and highlight the stocks that are most attractive today.
We've cut or boosted the economic moat ratings and trends for more than a dozen companies, and these four firms look undervalued.
Surveying the fund and ETF landscape, from direct hedges like TIPS to indirect inflation-fighting plays such as floating rate loans and commodities.
We don't share investors' convictions in these widely held mutual funds.
We've adjusted our take on the competitive advantages of these undervalued firms.
We highlight three exchange-traded funds that are best-of-breed, and one that falls short relative to peers.
Many banks reported good third-quarter earnings and upbeat outlooks. We check them against Morningstar analysts' expectations.
We take an in-depth look at the new constituents of Morningstar's index of competitively advantaged firms trading at favorable prices.