More than 80% of its stocks possess an economic moat
, which is Morningstar's measurement of a company's competitive advantage, compared to just under 70% average for its peers.
However, we see opportunities amid these challenges and we will leverage our unique platform in building economic moat
for UBA in the African banking industry.
The firm currently operates under the protection of an economic moat
that generates strong free cash flow, holds high profit margins, and currently is funding growth internally.
Business Risk--an evaluation of industry and company risk factors, including Morningstar's proprietary Economic Moat
and Uncertainty Rating.
Having an economic moat
allows a company to generate outsized profits and returns over long periods of time.
We'll "call these deep economic moat
customers "high value" customers.
Besides, it was argued, after more than a decade of increasing global competition, there was no way to build an economic moat
around the continental U.
MOAT's underlying index provides access to the proprietary research of Morningstar's equity analyst team and is based on their economic moat
ratings and valuation model.
Pursuant to the new collaboration, the bank will add a value-based investment strategy to its portfolios available through SaxoSelect and the new portfolio, Saxo Morningstar MOAT Portfolio, will offer a way to invest in a portfolio of 30 quality stocks, based on Morningstar's Economic Moat
Rating methodology and valuation research.
Other diversified have more upside to power prices and similar competitive advantages, but none has EDF's cash-flow consistency and near-term visibility to support a narrow economic moat
and a strong dividend with a 5.
Ultimately, though, Corty wrote that Fox Sports 1 "won't approach ESPN's wide economic moat
With that type of economic moat
, it's little wonder that Wal-Mart's stock price has outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index by more than 40% over the past year.