MOAT ETF: Invest In Sustainable Competitive Advantages

tamara_kulikova Thesis The VanEck Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (BATS:MOAT) exemplifies a strong ETF with a robust strategy, designed to cater to discerning investors seeking to capitalize on companies with sustainable competitive advantages. These so-called “moat” companies are not just leaders in their respective fields but have established durable business models that offer the potential for…

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Lesson Learned: Scale Has Its Advantages

Sean De Burca/The Image Bank via Getty Images I was a small-town real estate developer before I began writing articles here on Seeking Alpha. I’ve written about this many times before, but it bears mentioning once again. My real estate career dates back over three decades. Three decades filled with so many opportunities to learn…

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Tecnoglass Stock: Tailwinds And Competitive Advantages Warrants A Premium (NYSE:TGLS)

xxwp/iStock via Getty Images The following segment was excerpted from this fund letter. Tecnoglass Inc (NYSE:TGLS) Tecnoglass is a vertically integrated manufacturer, supplier, and installer of architectural glass, framing systems, windows, and doors. The company’s automated manufacturing base in Colombia allows it to manufacture products at a much lower cost than domestic companies. Shipping expenses…

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Mid-America Apartment Communities: Advantages Being Ignored Amid Supply Glut

Brandon Bell/Getty Images News Investment Thesis Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) is the largest and arguably strongest Sunbelt apartment REIT with about 102,000 units in the portfolio. This portfolio is well diversified across various types of multifamily communities, including highly amenitized and luxurious apartments appealing to higher income individuals as well as more modest and affordable…

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