NASDAQ:MORN - Morningstar Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$111.47 -3.74 (-3.25 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 01:18 PM ET)
Previous Close$115.21
Today's Range$110.55 - $115.0840
52-Week Range$90.00 - $144.34
Volume30,554 shs
Average Volume77,716 shs
Market Capitalization$4.91 billion
P/E Ratio30.89
Dividend Yield0.87%
Beta0.74
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryPublishing
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MORN
Previous Symbol
CUSIP61770010
Phone312-696-6000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10
Current Ratio1.82
Quick Ratio1.82

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio30.89
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$911.70 million
Price / Sales5.22
Cash Flow$4.5331 per share
Price / Cash Flow24.59
Book Value$18.93 per share
Price / Book5.89

Profitability

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 Shares42,660,000
Market Cap$4.91 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, October 31st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.90%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 16th. View Morningstar's Dividend History.

How will Morningstar's stock buyback program work?

Morningstar announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Saturday, December 9th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Morningstar's earnings last quarter?

Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:MORN) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The business services provider reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter. The business services provider had revenue of $261.30 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 Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Morningstar.

Has Morningstar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MORN stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Morningstar's key competitors?

Who are Morningstar's key executives?

Morningstar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kunal Kapoor CFA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 43)
  • Mr. Jason M. Dubinsky, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Bevin Desmond, Head of Talent & Culture (Age 52)
  • Mr. Daniel E. Needham CFA, Pres & Chief Investment Officer of Investment Management (Age 39)
  • Mr. Daniel Dunn, Chief Revenue Officer (Age 42)

Who are Morningstar's major shareholders?

Morningstar's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (5.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.84%), Bamco Inc. NY (3.42%), BlackRock Inc. (1.86%), FMR LLC (1.83%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.51%). 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, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BTIM Corp., Royce & Associates LP, Copeland Capital Management LLC and Rhumbline Advisers. Company insiders that have sold Morningstar company stock in the last year include Bevin Desmond, Gail S Landis, Joseph D Mansueto, Steven N Kaplan and William M Lyons. View Insider Buying and Selling for Morningstar.

Which institutional investors are buying Morningstar stock?

MORN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eagle Asset Management Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc. and FMR 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 $111.39.

How big of a company is Morningstar?

Morningstar has a market capitalization of $4.91 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  162 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  397
MarketBeat'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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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