Morningstar Company Profile (NASDAQ:MORN)

About Morningstar

Morningstar logoMorningstar, Inc. is a provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. The Company offers a line of data, software, research and investment management offerings for financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and individual investors. In addition to its United States-based products and services, the Company offers local versions of its products designed for investors in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin America and South Africa. The Company serves approximately 250,000 financial advisors, over 1,300 asset management firms, approximately 30 retirement plan providers, over 300,000 retirement plan sponsors and approximately 10.1 million individual investors. The Company has operations in approximately 30 countries. The Company tracks market data on approximately 20 million exchange-traded equities, derivatives, commodities, currencies and other investments.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Information & Delivery Services
  • Sub-Industry: Publishing
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: MORN
  • CUSIP: 61770010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $83.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $83.13
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $82.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.66
  • P/E Growth: 1.71
  • Market Cap: $3.59B
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,059,000
  • Beta: 0.62
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/23/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$73.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/21/2016Q2$0.73$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q1$0.73$0.67$193.60 million$192.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q4$0.79$0.85$204.30 million$201.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.83$0.76$206.60 million$195.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q115$0.69$0.72$199.38 million$202.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2015$0.68$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.66$0.71$196.60 million$196.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.70$0.67$189.90 million$193.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.66$0.63$182.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.67$0.58$180.77 million$181.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.77$0.68$184.30 million$180.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.61$0.68$173.80 million$173.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.56$0.58$160.20 million$170.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.46$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$0.45$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN)
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Current Dividend Information for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN)
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:1.06%
Payout Ratio:29.24% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)

Dividend History for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2016Bevin DesmondInsiderSell114$81.99$9,346.86View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Bevin DesmondInsiderSell2,000$82.88$165,760.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Bevin DesmondInsiderSell2,000$82.73$165,460.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2016Paul W SturmDirectorSell2,542$83.99$213,502.58View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Paul W SturmDirectorSell5,000$84.08$420,400.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Bevin DesmondInsiderSell2,000$83.66$167,320.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Paul W SturmDirectorSell2,458$83.91$206,250.78View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016Gail S LandisDirectorSell390$87.00$33,930.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2016David W WilliamsInsiderSell3,000$85.00$255,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Bevin DesmondinsiderSell5,000$78.29$391,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Bevin DesmondInsiderSell5,000$84.21$421,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$76.35$152,700.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$75.75$151,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/20/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$73.23$146,460.00View SEC Filing  
4/13/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$73.79$147,580.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$74.36$148,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$75.62$151,240.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$75.04$150,080.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$74.65$149,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$73.63$147,260.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$74.89$149,780.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$76.91$153,820.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2015Donald James Phillips IIDirectorSell2,000$77.26$154,520.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$65.39$65,390.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Steven N KaplanDirectorSell1,500$64.52$96,780.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014Steven N KaplanDirectorSell1,500$67.32$100,980.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$68.40$68,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Cheryl A FrancisDirectorSell1,000$70.20$70,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Steven N KaplanDirectorSell1,000$68.04$68,040.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$68.26$68,260.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$67.74$67,740.00View SEC Filing  
7/18/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$68.96$68,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$72.59$72,590.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$71.40$71,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Richard E RobbinsGeneral CounselSell1,750$74.22$129,885.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Richard E RobbinsGeneral CounselSell1,750$73.34$128,345.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Richard E RobbinsGeneral CounselSell1,500$72.53$108,795.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$75.48$75,480.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014David W WilliamsInsiderSell1,000$78.91$78,910.00View SEC Filing  
3/18/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$82.11$82,110.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014David W WilliamsInsiderSell3,000$82.37$247,110.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014David W WilliamsInsiderSell3,000$81.05$243,150.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$81.48$81,480.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$78.74$78,740.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$77.65$77,650.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Steven N KaplanDirectorSell2,000$80.31$160,620.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Richard E RobbinsGeneral CounselSell1,000$81.06$81,060.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell2,133$83.12$177,294.96View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Steven N KaplanDirectorSell2,000$84.71$169,420.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$84.29$84,290.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Richard E RobbinsGeneral CounselSell1,000$81.09$81,090.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Bevin DesmondInsiderSell6,739$81.09$546,465.51View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell1,646$80.77$132,947.42View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell7,973$79.92$637,202.16View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell3,381$79.19$267,741.39View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell1,500$79.62$119,430.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell4,866$80.69$392,637.54View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Bevin DesmondInsiderSell3,568$80.14$285,939.52View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell1,690$80.53$136,095.70View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Richard E RobbinsGeneral CounselSell1,000$80.13$80,130.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell4,500$80.77$363,465.00View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$74.04$74,040.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Steven N KaplanDirectorSell2,000$78.24$156,480.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$78.43$78,430.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$76.89$76,890.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Cheryl A FrancisDirectorSell2,880$75.49$217,411.20View SEC Filing  
7/18/2013Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$75.17$75,170.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Christopher P BoruffInsiderSell5,000$74.96$374,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$74.97$74,970.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Christopher P BoruffInsiderSell5,000$70.39$351,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Christopher P BoruffInsiderSell5,000$69.79$348,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Jack NoonanDirectorSell1,000$70.57$70,570.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013David W WilliamsInsiderSell1,000$70.00$70,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013David W WilliamsDirectorSell2,000$68.74$137,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Richard E RobbinsGeneral CounselSell1,250$62.94$78,675.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Richard Scott CooleyCFOSell2,000$62.63$125,260.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012Richard Scott CooleyCFOSell2,000$63.95$127,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Richard E RobbinsGeneral CounselSell1,302$64.19$83,575.38View SEC Filing  
10/8/2012Donald James Phillips IIInsiderSell5,000$63.80$319,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN)
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News IconRecord $33 Billion Pulled From Active US Stock Funds in July (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 15 at 6:27 PM
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News IconGlobal stocks waver ahead of US retail sales data - Business Insider (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 13 at 3:01 PM logoRecord $33 Billion Pulled From Active U.S. Stock Funds in July (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 12 at 6:20 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Morningstar, Inc. : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 12 at 6:20 PM
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News IconMorningstar launching 401(k) service for broker-dealers worried about DOL fiduciary risk (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 11 at 9:26 AM logoMorningstar Launches Sustainability Rankings (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 11 at 9:26 AM logoMorningstar, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MORN-US : August 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 11 at 9:26 AM logoJKE's Holdings Imply 11% Gain Potential (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 11 at 8:54 AM logoJohn Rogers Discusses Buffett-Inspired Moats in July Commentary (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 9 at 6:30 PM logoChina Internet ETF Lands Morningstar 5-Star Rating (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 9 at 12:26 PM logoMorningstar Downgrades Analyst Rating for Six U.S. Funds; Affirms Ratings on 45 Funds in July (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 8 at 6:28 PM logoAnfield Capital Management Celebrates Milestone Three-year Anniversary with Coveted 4-star Rating (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 8 at 10:55 AM logoIs Your Mutual Fund Charging You Like a Hedge Fund? (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 8 at 10:55 AM logoInsiders Buy the Holdings of JKF ETF (NASDAQ:MORN) - August 8 at 10:55 AM
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Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN) Chart for Sunday, August, 28, 2016

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