Let’s apply the lessons learned from the materials to your place of work. How secure is your company’s Moat? Comment specifically on one of the following five areas of analysis that you feel are most critical in defining the relative strength of your Moat: Porter’s Five Forces, Barriers to Entry, Rivalry, Disruption and Disintegration, and Brand. In addition, since Moat trends are always fluid, which direction is your Moat moving? Is it becoming wider or narrower?
Why Moats Matter, Chapter 5: Applying Moats to Dividend Investing
Why Moats Matter, Chapter 6: The Importance of Valuation
Why Moats Matter, Chapter 7: Do Moat Ratings Predict Stock Returns?
Why Moats Matter, Chapter 8: Putting Moat and Valuation to Work – Portfolio Strategies