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: $79.20
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $81.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $83.16
  • 52-Week Range: $73.84 - $89.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.34
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.56
  • P/E Growth: 1.64
  • Market Cap: $3.42B
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,059,000
  • Beta: 0.62
  • Net Margins: 16.68%
  • Return on Equity: 20.27%
  • Return on Assets: 12.69%
  • Current Ratio: 1.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.24%
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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 9/29/2014 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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.34 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN)
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:1.12%
Payout Ratio:29.24% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
28.95% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
26.35% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 58.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 37.39%
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)


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