NASDAQ:MORN - Morningstar Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $134.44 +0.47 (+0.35 %) (As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$134.44Today's Range$132.22 - $135.195052-Week Range$99.67 - $146.64Volume66,537 shsAverage Volume81,590 shsMarket Capitalization$5.74 billionP/E Ratio34.83Dividend Yield0.83%Beta0.88 ProfileChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Morningstar, Inc. provides independent investment research services in North America, Europe, Australia, Canada, Asia, and internationally. It offers a line of data, research, and software tools on a range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, fixed income securities, private capital markets, and real-time global market data for financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and individual and institutional investors. The company offers Morningstar Data, an investment data spanning various investment databases, including equity fundamentals, managed investments, and real-time pricing and market data; Morningstar Direct, an investment-analysis platform; Morningstar Managed Portfolios, an advisor service consisting of model portfolio that offers services for institutional asset management, as well as offers asset allocation services for asset management firms, broker-dealers, and insurance providers; Morningstar Advisor Workstation, a Web-based investment planning system; and Morningstar.com, a Website for individual investors. It also provides Morningstar Enterprise Components; Morningstar Research, which includes equity research and manager research; Morningstar Credit Ratings that provides new issue and surveillance ratings for structured finance securities, as well as corporate issuers and financial institutions, individual debt issuances, and operational risk assessment services; Morningstar Indexes for creating investment products; and Morningstar workplace solutions, such as retirement accounts, fiduciary services, and custom models. In addition, the company's PitchBook offers a mobile application, excel plug-in, data feeds, and data solutions. Morningstar, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Receive MORN News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MORN and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Investment advice Sub-IndustryPublishing SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNASDAQ:MORN Previous Symbol CUSIP61770010 CIK1289419 Webwww.morningstar.com Phone312-696-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.03 Current Ratio1.57 Quick Ratio1.57Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio34.83 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.02 billion Price / Sales5.62 Cash Flow$6.6259 per share Price / Cash Flow20.29 Book Value$22.70 per share Price / Book5.92Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$183 million Net Margins16.84% Return on Equity17.95% Return on Assets11.32%Miscellaneous Employees5,416 Outstanding Shares42,660,000Market Cap$5.74 billion Next Earnings Date7/24/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN) Frequently Asked Questions What is Morningstar's stock symbol? Morningstar trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MORN." How often does Morningstar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Morningstar? Morningstar announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 4th. View Morningstar's Dividend History. How will Morningstar's stock buyback program work? Morningstar declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Saturday, December 9th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Morningstar's earnings last quarter? Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:MORN) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The business services provider reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter. The business services provider earned $258.90 million during the quarter. Morningstar had a return on equity of 17.95% and a net margin of 16.84%. View Morningstar's Earnings History. When is Morningstar's next earnings date? Morningstar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Morningstar. Has Morningstar been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about MORN stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Morningstar earned a coverage optimism score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Morningstar's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Morningstar include LEG & GEN GRP P/S (LGGNY), Ameriprise Financial (AMP), Franklin Resources (BEN), KKR & Co Inc (KKR), Invesco (IVZ), Oaktree Capital Group LLC Unit (OAK), Apollo Global Management (APO), Affiliated Managers Group (AMG), Lazard (LAZ), Eaton Vance (EV), Janus Henderson Group (JHG), Evercore (EVR), Federated Investors (FII), Houlihan Lokey (HLI) and MAN GRP PLC/ADR (MNGPY). What other stocks do shareholders of Morningstar own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Morningstar investors own include Mattel (MAT), Ultra Clean (UCTT), General Electric (GE), US Foods (USFD), American National BankShares (AMNB), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC), New York Times (NYT), Twitter (TWTR), General Motors (GM) and CLEAR CHANNEL O/SH (CCO). Who are Morningstar's key executives? Morningstar's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Kunal Kapoor CFA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 44)Mr. Jason M. Dubinsky, Chief Financial Officer (Age 46)Ms. Tricia Rothschild C.F.A., CFA, Chief Product Officer (Age 52)Mr. Daniel Dunn, Chief Revenue Officer (Age 43)Mr. Haywood Kelly C.F.A., CFA, Head of Global Research (Age 50) Who are Morningstar's major shareholders? Morningstar's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.85%), FMR LLC (3.64%), BlackRock Inc. (1.91%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.63%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.57%) and Royce & Associates LP (1.27%). Company insiders that own Morningstar stock include Bevin Desmond, Gail S Landis, Jack Noonan, Joseph D Mansueto, Steven N Kaplan, Tricia Rothschild and William M Lyons. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Morningstar. Which institutional investors are selling Morningstar stock? MORN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Royce & Associates LP and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Morningstar company stock in the last year include Bevin Desmond, Gail S Landis, Joseph D Mansueto and William M Lyons. View Insider Buying and Selling for Morningstar. Which institutional investors are buying Morningstar stock? MORN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Marshall Wace LLP, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Eagle Asset Management Inc. and Miracle Mile Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Morningstar. How do I buy shares of Morningstar? Shares of MORN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Morningstar's stock price today? One share of MORN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $134.44. How big of a company is Morningstar? Morningstar has a market capitalization of $5.74 billion and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. Morningstar employs 5,416 workers across the globe. What is Morningstar's official website? The official website for Morningstar is http://www.morningstar.com. How can I contact Morningstar? Morningstar's mailing address is 22 WEST WASHINGTON STREET, CHICAGO IL, 60602. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 312-696-6000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Morningstar (NASDAQ MORN)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 198 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 273 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 471MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Morningstar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MORN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MORN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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