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

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$134.80 +1.35 (+1.01 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$134.80
Today's Range$132.29 - $134.84
52-Week Range$99.67 - $144.34
Volume81,380 shs
Average Volume75,744 shs
Market Capitalization$5.75 billion
P/E Ratio34.13
Dividend Yield0.84%
Beta0.83
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

Industry Investment advice
Sub-IndustryPublishing
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MORN
CUSIP61770010
Phone312-696-6000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.02 billion
Cash Flow$6.8705 per share
Book Value$21.91 per share

Profitability

Net Income$183 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,416
Market Cap$5.75 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Confirmed)
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. Investors of record on Friday, April 5th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a 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 buyback plan on Saturday, December 9th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Morningstar's earnings last quarter?

Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ:MORN) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The business services provider reported $0.99 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.13. The business services provider earned $262.70 million during the quarter. Morningstar had a net margin of 17.94% and a return on equity of 18.22%. View Morningstar's Earnings History.

When is Morningstar's next earnings date?

Morningstar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Morningstar.

Has Morningstar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MORN stock have trended positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog 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 news sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Morningstar's key competitors?

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), Twitter (TWTR), US Foods (USFD), American National BankShares (AMNB), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC), General Motors (GM), New York Times (NYT) and Clear Channel Outdoor (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. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BTIM Corp. (0.32%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.30%), Cardinal Capital Management (0.04%), TrimTabs Asset Management LLC (0.03%), Empire Life Investments Inc. (0.01%) and Bank of Stockton (0.01%). 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 major investors are selling Morningstar stock?

MORN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc., Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Huntington National Bank. 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 major investors are buying Morningstar stock?

MORN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Empire Life Investments Inc., Spectrum Asset Management Inc. NB CA, BTIM Corp., TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Bank of Stockton and Cardinal Capital Management. 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 $134.80.

How big of a company is Morningstar?

Morningstar has a market capitalization of $5.75 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  268 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  458
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 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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