NASDAQ:MORN - Morningstar Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $125.77 +0.40 (+0.32 %) (As of 02/21/2019 09:27 AM ET)Previous Close$125.37Today's Range$124.21 - $125.8352-Week Range$91.61 - $144.34Volume60,744 shsAverage Volume70,679 shsMarket Capitalization$5.37 billionP/E Ratio33.61Dividend Yield0.89%Beta0.86 ProfileDiscussionChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider 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, and Asia. 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 pricing and commodity data; Morningstar Direct, an institutional investment research platform; investment management solutions, which include Morningstar Managed Portfolios, the strategist models on third-party managed account platforms, as well as services for institutional asset management, asset allocation, and manager selection; institutional asset management 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, a set of tools and capabilities that builds customized Websites or enhances existing solutions; Morningstar Research, which includes equity research and manager research; Morningstar Credit Ratings that provides new issue and surveillance ratings and analysis for structured credits, as well as operational risk assessment services; Morningstar Indexes, a set of investment indexes; workplace solutions, such as retirement advice and managed accounts, fiduciary services, and custom models; a mobile application, excel plug-in, data feeds, and data solutions; equity and manager research, and credit rating services; and institutional asset management, asset allocation, and manager selection services. The company 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 Webwww.morningstar.com Phone312-696-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10 Current Ratio1.82 Quick Ratio1.82Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio33.61 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$911.70 million Price / Sales5.88 Cash Flow$4.7017 per share Price / Cash Flow26.75 Book Value$18.93 per share Price / Book6.64Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$136.90 million Net Margins17.94% Return on Equity18.50% Return on Assets11.22%Miscellaneous Employees4,920 Outstanding Shares42,660,000Market Cap$5.37 billion 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 3rd. This is a positive change from Morningstar's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Morningstar's Dividend History. How will Morningstar's stock buyback program work? Morningstar announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Saturday, December 9th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The business services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73. The business services provider had revenue of $198.20 million for the quarter. Morningstar had a net margin of 17.94% and a return on equity of 18.50%. View Morningstar's Earnings History. When is Morningstar's next earnings date? Morningstar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Morningstar. Has Morningstar been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about MORN stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Morningstar earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. 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 (OAK), Apollo Global Management (APO), Affiliated Managers Group (AMG), Janus Henderson Group (JHG), Eaton Vance (EV), Lazard (LAZ), Evercore (EVR), Noah (NOAH), Houlihan Lokey (HLI) and AllianceBernstein (AB). 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. Bevin Desmond, Head of Talent & Culture (Age 53)Mr. Daniel E. Needham CFA, Pres & Chief Investment Officer of Investment Management (Age 40)Mr. Daniel Dunn, Chief Revenue Officer (Age 43) Who are Morningstar's major shareholders? Morningstar's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (4.47%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (4.11%), BlackRock Inc. (1.90%), Royce & Associates LP (1.30%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.91%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.91%). 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 Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, New York State Common Retirement Fund, BTIM Corp., Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Brown Advisory Inc. and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. 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 Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Kepos Capital LP, First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., TrimTabs Asset Management LLC and Hsbc Holdings PLC. 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 $125.77. How big of a company is Morningstar? Morningstar has a market capitalization of $5.37 billion and generates $911.70 million in revenue each year. Morningstar employs 4,920 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: 177 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 252 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 429MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is dollar cost averaging (DCA)?