Will Apple ever have a wide moat?

Though the narrow-moat stock has a positive moat trend, we're skeptical that it can carve out a wide moat.

Brian Colello, CPA 3 July, 2018 | 5:00PM
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Apple has a sterling brand, strong product pipeline and ample opportunity to gain share in many end markets. However, short product life cycles and intense competition will prevent the firm from carving out a wide economic moat, in our view.

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Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar Rating
Apple Inc148.85 USD-0.31Rating

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Brian Colello, CPA

Brian Colello, CPA  Brian Colello, CPA, is director of technology, media, and telecom equity research for Morningstar.

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