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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruption
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet

Morningstar (MORN) Competitors

$298.25
-0.34 (-0.11%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

MORN vs. IPG, ESTC, AFRM, PATH, GRAB, GEN, RBA, RTO, PCOR, and BEN

Should you be buying Morningstar stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Morningstar include Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG), Elastic (ESTC), Affirm (AFRM), UiPath (PATH), Grab (GRAB), Gen Digital (GEN), RB Global (RBA), Rentokil Initial (RTO), Procore Technologies (PCOR), and Franklin Resources (BEN).

Morningstar vs.

Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN) and Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, community ranking, earnings, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Interpublic Group of Companies received 293 more outperform votes than Morningstar when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.06% of users gave Interpublic Group of Companies an outperform vote while only 57.46% of users gave Morningstar an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MorningstarOutperform Votes
281
57.46%
Underperform Votes
208
42.54%
Interpublic Group of CompaniesOutperform Votes
574
67.06%
Underperform Votes
282
32.94%

Interpublic Group of Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Morningstar. Interpublic Group of Companies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Morningstar, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Morningstar$2.04B6.25$141.10M$3.2890.93
Interpublic Group of Companies$10.89B1.09$1.10B$2.8510.95

57.0% of Morningstar shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.4% of Interpublic Group of Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 39.9% of Morningstar shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Interpublic Group of Companies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Interpublic Group of Companies has a net margin of 10.09% compared to Morningstar's net margin of 6.92%. Interpublic Group of Companies' return on equity of 30.52% beat Morningstar's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Morningstar6.92% 18.54% 6.81%
Interpublic Group of Companies 10.09%30.52%6.58%

Morningstar pays an annual dividend of $1.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Interpublic Group of Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Morningstar pays out 49.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Interpublic Group of Companies pays out 46.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Interpublic Group of Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Morningstar has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Interpublic Group of Companies has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Morningstar presently has a consensus price target of $320.00, suggesting a potential upside of 7.29%. Interpublic Group of Companies has a consensus price target of $35.78, suggesting a potential upside of 14.67%. Given Interpublic Group of Companies' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Interpublic Group of Companies is more favorable than Morningstar.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Morningstar
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Interpublic Group of Companies
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.38

In the previous week, Morningstar had 7 more articles in the media than Interpublic Group of Companies. MarketBeat recorded 34 mentions for Morningstar and 27 mentions for Interpublic Group of Companies. Morningstar's average media sentiment score of 0.36 beat Interpublic Group of Companies' score of 0.14 indicating that Morningstar is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Morningstar
9 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Interpublic Group of Companies
7 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
9 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Interpublic Group of Companies beats Morningstar on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MORN vs. The Competition

MetricMorningstarInvestment advice IndustryBusiness SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$12.74B$9.23B$7.07B$7.64B
Dividend Yield0.54%24.93%2.64%3.87%
P/E Ratio90.9318.4317.4916.45
Price / Sales6.254.421,371.4278.42
Price / Cash31.4828.5020.9155.48
Price / Book9.593.465.024.53
Net Income$141.10M$370.93M$92.64M$211.55M
7 Day Performance-0.15%0.82%2.25%3.36%
1 Month Performance7.30%1.96%6.42%6.70%
1 Year Performance41.31%32.48%6.70%7.44%

Morningstar Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
IPG
Interpublic Group of Companies
4.8092 of 5 stars
$32.40
+0.4%
$35.78
+10.4%
-12.5%$12.27B$10.89B11.3757,400Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
ESTC
Elastic
2.4766 of 5 stars
$131.22
+0.4%
$96.28
-26.6%
+100.3%$13.07B$1.07B-65.942,886Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Down
AFRM
Affirm
1.9453 of 5 stars
$39.30
+5.2%
$26.97
-31.4%
+194.0%$12.06B$1.59B-15.782,171Positive News
PATH
UiPath
1.1337 of 5 stars
$23.67
-1.4%
$22.32
-5.7%
+56.1%$13.40B$1.06B-84.533,833Short Interest ↓
GRAB
Grab
3.1189 of 5 stars
$3.15
-1.3%
$4.81
+53.0%
-3.1%$11.78B$2.36B-31.4511,934Short Interest ↑
GEN
Gen Digital
3.6211 of 5 stars
$21.42
-0.4%
N/A+13.8%$13.64B$3.34B9.923,700Short Interest ↑
RBA
RB Global
2.3407 of 5 stars
$76.77
-0.5%
$79.67
+3.8%
+29.3%$14.03B$3.68B90.322,800Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
RTO
Rentokil Initial
2.5495 of 5 stars
$28.00
-0.1%
$38.00
+35.7%
-5.5%$14.13B$4.59B0.0058,600Positive News
PCOR
Procore Technologies
2.2912 of 5 stars
$76.93
+3.4%
$81.14
+5.5%
+17.6%$11.04B$950.01M-57.843,568
BEN
Franklin Resources
4.5872 of 5 stars
$27.09
+1.3%
$27.05
-0.1%
-5.6%$14.26B$7.85B14.269,200Short Interest ↑

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This page (NASDAQ:MORN) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff